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Early Origins of the Levenson family

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.

Early History of the Levenson family

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Levenson Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Levenson family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Levenson family to the New World and Oceana

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..

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

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