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Levinson Early Origins



The surname Levinson 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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Levinson Spelling Variations


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Levinson Spelling Variations



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

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Levinson Early History


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Levinson Early History



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

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Levinson Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Levinson Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 39 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Levinson 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:

Levinson Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Barnet Levinson, aged 20, who landed in America, in 1892

Levinson Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Ada Levinson, aged 8, who emigrated to the United States from Leeds, in 1900
  • Aron Levinson, aged 27, who emigrated to the United States from London, in 1900
  • Benjamin Levinson, aged 18, who landed in America from Sunderland, in 1904
  • Berl Levinson, aged 21, who emigrated to the United States from London, in 1904
  • A.B. Levinson, aged 39, who settled in America, in 1904
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Levinson (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Levinson (post 1700)



  • Steven H. Levinson (b. 1946), Associate Justice of the Hawaii State Supreme Court
  • Richard Levinson (1934-1987), American writer and producer from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Norman Levinson (1912-1975), American mathematician who proposed the Levinson recursion in 1947
  • Nathan Levinson (1888-1952), American Academy Award winning sound engineer
  • Gerald Levinson (b. 1951), American composer of contemporary classical music
  • Daniel J. Levinson (1920-1994), American psychologist, one of the founders in the field of Positive Adult Development
  • Barry Levinson (1942-1984), four-time Emmy Award winning, American Oscar winning, four-time Oscar nominated screenwriter, film director, actor, and producer of film and television, perhaps best known for The Natural (1984); Good Morning, Vietnam (1987); and Rain Man (1988)
  • Arthur D. Levinson (b. 1950), American businessman, current chairman of Apple Inc

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Levinson Historic Events


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Levinson Historic Events




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Levinson Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    2. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    3. 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).
    4. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    5. 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.
    6. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    10. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Levinson Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Levinson 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 17 November 2016 at 12:29.

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