Last name origins & meanings:
- German (Löwenstein): habitational name from any of
several places called Löwenstein.
- Jewish (Ashkenazic)
and Swedish (Löwenstein): ornamental name composed of German
Löwe ‘lion’ + Stein ‘stone’; in some cases the Jewish
name is an ornamental elaboration associated with the personal names
Levi (see Levy) or Lew ‘lion’.
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