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Spelling variations of this family name include: Levins, Levinz, Leving, Levings, Living, Livins, Levinge and many more.
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.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Levings 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 Levings History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 67 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Levings Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Levings Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
The Levings Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Levings 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.
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