Meaning of Levi

Le•vi

Pronunciation: (lē'vī, lā'vē for 5 also lē'vē), [key]
  1. a son of Jacob and Leah. Gen. 29:34.
  2. one of the 12 tribes of Israel, traditionally descended from him.
  3. original name of(def. 1).
  4. a Levite.
  5. a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “a joining.”

Le•vi

Pronunciation: (le'vē), [key]
  1. 1902–75, Italian painter and writer.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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