Levi name meaning
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Levi Name Meaning




Meaning of Levi


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Levi name origin
Levi was the son of Jacob and Leah and discovered the tribes of Israel.
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In the Old Testament Levi was the third son of Jacob and Leah, and the ancestor of one of the twelve tribes of the Israelites (the tribe that eventually became the priests of the Israelites). Levi was the name of one of the sons of Jacob. His descendants, the Levites, were the priests of Israel. He was progenitor of the tribe of Levi, which took on priestly duties for the twelve tribes Levi was the son of Jacob and Leah and discovered the tribes of Israel. Biblical: Levi, third of Jacob's 12 sons, became father of the Levites tribe that was later assigned priestly duties. The name was revived by the Puritans.
Levi Name also appears in following Origin(s): Hebrew
Levi also appears in following countries/origins/languages: American, Hawaiian, Australian, Chinese, Danish
Famous Name Levi
Levi Porter
is an English footballer who currently plays for Leicester City. He was a product of the Leicester City Youth Squad.Porter made his debut for Leicester City in 2006, as a second half substitute against Ipswich and scored his first senior goal in November 2006 at home against Plymouth.
Oshik Levi
is an Israeli singer, actor, and entertainer. He started his career in the late 1960s, as a rock singer, first in a group and then as a solo artist, gaining fame for such songs as Ha-Ballada la-shoter Azulay ("The Ballad of Officer Azoulay" - the theme song for Ephraim Kishon's film Ha-Shoter Azoulay,(released as "The Policeman" in English language markets), Hoze Lech Brach ("Seer, go and flee" - based on a verse in the biblical book of Amos), and Yonatan Sa Ha-Baita ("Yonatan, Go Home" by Yonatan Geffen).
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Meaning of Levi in Hebrew origin/culture for Boy name with history and fame details.