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Levins Early Origins



The surname Levins 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.

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Levins Spelling Variations


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Levins Spelling Variations



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

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Levins Early History


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Levins Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Levins 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 Levins History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Levins Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Levins Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Levins Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Alice Levins, aged 32, who landed in America from Liverpool, in 1892
  • M. Levins, aged 25, who emigrated to the United States from London, in 1892
  • Mabel Levins, aged 3, who landed in America from Liverpool, in 1892
  • Maud Levins, aged 4, who emigrated to America from Liverpool, in 1892

Levins Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Catherine Levins, aged 64, who emigrated to the United States from Dublin, in 1904
  • George H Levins, aged 42, who landed in America, in 1904
  • John Levins, aged 34, who settled in America from Liverpool, in 1905
  • Stephen Levins, aged 17, who settled in America from Kilcormac, Ireland, in 1906
  • Teresa Levins, aged 14, who landed in America from Kilcormac, Ireland, in 1906
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Levins Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Maria Levins, aged 21, a servant, arrived in South Australia in 1848 aboard the ship "Pauline"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Levins (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Levins (post 1700)



  • Richard "Dick" Levins, American mathematical ecologist, and political activist
  • Scott M Levins (b. 1970), American retired ice hockey right winger

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    2. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    3. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    4. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    5. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    6. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    9. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    11. ...

    The Levins Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Levins 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 6 January 2015 at 01:23.

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