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What does Levant mean?

Levant Pronunciation of Levant [lev-ant] as a boys' name is of French origin, and the meaning of Levant is "rising". Place name referring to the eastern Mediterranean and the direction of the rising sun.

Related boy name: Levander.

Associated with: sun (star).


Creative forms:
(male) Leoant, Leyant, ..

(female) Levna, Levsan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Levant Malcolm (L.M.), ..

How popular is Levant?

Levant is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#54643 out of 150436, Top 36%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Levant has yet to be recorded in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Levant name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Levant outside U.S.

Similar Names

Levant is alike in pronunciation to Lavante and Lavonte. Other recommended names are Bennt, Bent, Bevan, Brant, Briant, Bryant, Cleavant, Cleevant (see Cleavant), Conant, Devan, Devane, Devante, Durant, Ferrant, Geraint, Gerant, Jeraint (see Geraint), Jerant, Jevan, Kennt, Kent, Kevan, Laban, Lamont, Land, Lane, Lang, Lantz, Laval, Lavan, Lavon, Lavrans, Lea, Leary, Ledon, Leeland, Legate, Lehman, Leland, Lemar, Lemarr, Lemond, Len, Lenard, Lenn, Lennart, Lenny, Leon, Leron, Lerone, Lesean, Lev, Levell, Levern, Levey, Levi, Levin, Levon, Levy, Lewayne, Leyland, Logan, Loman, Loran, Lorant, Lorent, Luano, Lucan, Lukan, Nevan, Tenant, Tennant and Tevan. These names tend to be more frequently used than Levant.

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