× Home
×

Family Crest and History Search
House of Names
FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
An excerpt from www.HouseOfNames.com archives copyright 2000 - 2017


Levenson Early Origins



The surname Levenson was first found in Westmorland where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century where they held estates in that shire.

Close

Levenson Spelling Variations


Expand

Levenson Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Levins, Levinz, Leving, Levings, Living, Livins, Levinge and many more.

Close

Levenson Early History


Expand

Levenson Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Levenson research. Another 313 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1435, 1095, 1412, 1556, 1455, 1487, 1678, 1678, 1607, 1625, 1698, 1673, 1698 and 1693 are included under the topic Early Levenson History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

Levenson Early Notables (pre 1700)


Expand

Levenson Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 39 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Levenson Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

The Great Migration


Expand

The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..

Close

Contemporary Notables of the name Levenson (post 1700)


Expand

Contemporary Notables of the name Levenson (post 1700)



  • Joseph R. Levenson (1920-1969), American historian
  • Sam Levenson (1911-1980), American humorist, writer, teacher, television host and journalist
  • Emanuel Levenson (1916-1998), American classical musician
  • Boris Levenson (1884-1947), Russian-born American composer
  • Barton Paul Levenson (b. 1960), American writer of science fiction, fantasy, and the macabre
  • Arthur Levenson (1914-2007), American cryptographer, United States Army Officer and NSA Officia
  • Gavan Neil Levenson (b. 1953), South African professional golfer
  • Gerald Isaac Pasternak Levenson (1917-2008), British research chemist

Close

Levenson Family Crest Products


Expand

Levenson Family Crest Products




Close

See Also


Expand

See Also




Close

Citations


Expand

Citations



    Other References

    1. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    2. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    4. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    5. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    6. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    7. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    8. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    9. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    11. ...

    The Levenson Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Levenson Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 19 July 2013 at 09:52.

    Sign Up

      


    FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
    House of Names on Facebook
    Follow Houseofnames on Twitter
    Houseofnames on Pinterest