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Name Lieven

Origin:From Old High German words for dear, beloved and friendTools:

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Languages of use:Dutch
Popularity:no rank in any popularity list in this database
Similarly written:Deven, Even, Iven, Keven, Leen, Leen, Levent, Levin, Levon, Lieke     Details
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About Liebwin/Livina, the group of names with the same origin as Lieven

Language of origin:Old High German
Info about origin, male:old Germanic two-element name
 known from Saint Lebuin, an English missionary in Frisia (8th century AD)
Words:liob = dear, beloved  Old High German
 wini = the friend  Old High German
Topics:Two-element name
Variants' top ranks:4:Levin Switzerland/German 2014
Old/original forms:Lebuin Old English, Leofwine Old English, Liafwin Old High German, Livinus Latinized
Name variants:Livina, Levin, Liebwin, Lieven   Sortable list   Details