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*LEUBHA- *-WINIZ > LIEBWIN / LEBWINE

This name derives from the Old High German name “Liebwin / Lebwine” (Old English pre 7th century: Léofwine), composed of two elements “*leubha-”, meaning (dear, friendly) plus “*-winiz”, meaning (friend). The name can be translated as “beloved friend”. The name is also connected and the patronymic form of the surname Levi, although not directly.

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