Meaning and name origin
Levi \l(e)-vi\ as a boy's name is pronounced LEE-vye. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Levi is "joined". Biblical: Levi, third of Jacob's 12 sons, became father of the Levites tribe that was later assigned priestly duties. The name was revived by the Puritans.
Levi is a very popular first name for males (#416 out of 1220, Top 34%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#4572 out of 88799, Top 5%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Levi for boys. Levi reached its highest rank of #45 in the U.S. in 2014. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Levi and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Levi (#45) and Levy. (2014 statistics).