Levi Name Meaning

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Fact: The name Levi is famously associated with Levi Strauss, the founder of Levi Strauss & Co., the company that invented blue jeans.

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A Deep Dive

Levi Overview

Meaning

Joined, united

Gender

Boy

Origin

Hebrew

Etymology

Derived from the Hebrew name “Levi,” meaning “joined” or “attached.”

Religion

Christianity, Judaism

Pronunciation

/ˈliː.vaɪ/

Popularity

Levi is popular in various countries, particularly in the USA and Israel. Recently, it ranked in the top 20 names in the USA.

Syllable

2 syllables

Length

4 letters

Numerology

3 (Expressive, Social, Artistic)

Name Styles

Popular, Short, Cool, Cute

Associated Traits

Loyal, strong, and dependable

Spiritual, Religious, or Cultural Significance

Levi is a significant biblical name, one of the twelve sons of Jacob and the founder of the Israelite Tribe of Levi.

Name Day

December 28th
A Deep Dive

Levi Variations in Different Cultures

Popular Variations

Lee, Leevi, Lev, Levee, Leven, Levente, Levey, Levin, Levon, Lew

Common Nicknames

Liv, Vivi, Lee, Levy, Lio, Leevy

Diminutives

Lev, Leo, Liv, Vivi, Lee

Famous People

  • Levi Strauss
    (German-American Businessman)
  • Levi P. Morton
    (American Politician)
  • Levi Stubbs
    (American Singer)
  • Levi Miller
    (Australian Actor)
  • Levi Leipheimer
    (American Cyclist)
  • Levi Johnston
    (American Public Figure)
  • Levi Casboult
    (Australian Footballer)
  • Levi Greenwood
    (Australian Footballer)
  • Levi Meaden
    (Canadian Actor)
  • Levi Roots
    (British-Jamaican Chef)

Pop Culture Icons and Works

  • Levi Ackerman
    ("Attack on Titan," TV Series)
  • Levi Stewart
    ("Big Love," TV Series)
  • Levi Weston
    ("Power Rangers Ninja Steel," TV Series)
  • Levi Coffin
    ("Underground Railroad," Book)
  • Levi
    ("Supernatural," TV Series)
  • Levi Saunders
    ("The Fosters," TV Series)
  • Levi
    ("Leviathan," Film)
  • Levi Kinsale
    ("The Catch," TV Series)

Places

  • Levi
    (Lapland, Finland)
  • Mount Levi
    (Alaska, USA)
  • Levi's Stadium
    (California, USA)
  • Levi
    (Quebec, Canada)

What Is the Meaning of Levi?

The meaning of Levi is “joined” or “united.” This name reflects the idea of connection and unity, suggesting a harmonious and cohesive presence.

What Is the Origin of The Name Levi?

Levi is of Hebrew origin. It comes from the Hebrew term “yillaweh,” meaning “he will join.” In the Bible, Levi was the third son of Jacob and Leah, and the ancestor of the Levites, an important tribe in Israel.

Levi Name Popularity

Popularity Chart of the Name Levi in the U.S. over the Years

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Annual Statistics Breakdown for Levi

YearName RankingNumber of BirthsBirth Rate (%)
202312
No change from 2022
9347
(-493 from 2022)
0.51044
202212
No change from 2021
9840
(+300 from 2021)
0.52537
202112
(+6 from 2020)
9540
(+455 from 2020)
0.50918
202018
(+7 from 2019)
9085
(+28 from 2019)
0.49117
201925
(+8 from 2018)
9057
(+526 from 2018)
0.47128
201833
(+3 from 2017)
8531
(+58 from 2017)
0.43890
201736
(+6 from 2016)
8473
(+364 from 2016)
0.42812
201642
No change from 2015
8109
(-224 from 2015)
0.40032
201542
(+3 from 2014)
8333
(+260 from 2014)
0.40759
201445
(+4 from 2013)
8073
(+629 from 2013)
0.39396
201349
(+6 from 2012)
7444
(+202 from 2012)
0.36839
201255
(+11 from 2011)
7242
(+583 from 2011)
0.35689
201166
(+4 from 2010)
6659
(+638 from 2010)
0.32780
201070
(+15 from 2009)
6021
(+1000 from 2009)
0.29308
200985
(+31 from 2008)
5021
(+1324 from 2008)
0.23674
2008116
(+16 from 2007)
3697
(+487 from 2007)
0.16955
2007132
(+1 from 2006)
3210
(+186 from 2006)
0.14492
2006133
(+8 from 2005)
3024
(+270 from 2005)
0.13793
2005141
(+13 from 2004)
2754
(+137 from 2004)
0.12946
2004154
(+12 from 2003)
2617
(+249 from 2003)
0.12383
2003166
(-2 from 2002)
2368
(+28 from 2002)
0.11270
2002164
(+7 from 2001)
2340
(+144 from 2001)
0.11323
2001171
(+1 from 2000)
2196
(-4 from 2000)
0.10617
2000172
(-2 from 1999)
2200
(+29 from 1999)
0.10535
1999170
(-12 from 1998)
2171
(-6 from 1998)
0.10647
1998158
(-2 from 1997)
2177
(-48 from 1997)
0.10737
1997156
(+7 from 1996)
2225
(+99 from 1996)
0.11137
1996163
(-9 from 1995)
2126
(-142 from 1995)
0.10610
1995154
(+3 from 1994)
2268
(+163 from 1994)
0.11276
1994157
(+5 from 1993)
2105
(+127 from 1993)
0.10327
1993162
(+4 from 1992)
1978
(+65 from 1992)
0.09576
1992166
(+20 from 1991)
1913
(+188 from 1991)
0.09113
1991186
(-6 from 1990)
1725
(+7 from 1990)
0.08138
1990180
(-11 from 1989)
1718
(-65 from 1989)
0.07983
1989169
(+5 from 1988)
1783
(+172 from 1988)
0.08507
1988174
(+19 from 1987)
1611
(+217 from 1987)
0.08046
1987193
(+16 from 1986)
1394
(+232 from 1986)
0.07148
1986209
No change from 1985
1162
(+17 from 1985)
0.06047
1985209
(+10 from 1984)
1145
(+112 from 1984)
0.05950
1984219
(+13 from 1983)
1033
(+72 from 1983)
0.05504
1983232
(-19 from 1982)
961
(-175 from 1982)
0.05157
1982213
(-31 from 1981)
1136
(-230 from 1981)
0.06020
1981182
(+44 from 1980)
1366
(+309 from 1980)
0.07335
1980226
(+7 from 1979)
1057
(+95 from 1979)
0.05699
1979233
(+93 from 1978)
962
(+426 from 1978)
0.05370
1978326
(+42 from 1977)
536
(+91 from 1977)
0.03137
1977368
(+6 from 1976)
445
(+26 from 1976)
0.02603
1976374
(+21 from 1975)
419
(+26 from 1975)
0.02566
1975395
(+82 from 1974)
393
(+115 from 1974)
0.02422
1974477
(+66 from 1973)
278
(+71 from 1973)
0.01705
1973543
(+6 from 1972)
207
(-4 from 1972)
0.01283
1972549
(+29 from 1971)
211
(+12 from 1971)
0.01260
1971578
(+99 from 1970)
199
(+52 from 1970)
0.01095
1970677
(+8 from 1969)
147
(+14 from 1969)
0.00772
1969685
(-41 from 1968)
133
(-5 from 1968)
0.00727
1968644
(-31 from 1967)
138
(-12 from 1967)
0.00777
1967613
(-3 from 1966)
150
(+2 from 1966)
0.00843
1966610
(+111 from 1965)
148
(+42 from 1965)
0.00814
1965721
(-106 from 1964)
106
(-56 from 1964)
0.00559
1964615
(+15 from 1963)
162
(+8 from 1963)
0.00799
1963630
(-26 from 1962)
154
(-10 from 1962)
0.00746
1962604
(+3 from 1961)
164
(-6 from 1961)
0.00780
1961607
(-21 from 1960)
170
(-6 from 1960)
0.00788
1960586
(-11 from 1959)
176
(-9 from 1959)
0.00813
1959575
(-1 from 1958)
185
(+3 from 1958)
0.00854
1958574
(+6 from 1957)
182
(+6 from 1957)
0.00845
1957580
(-50 from 1956)
176
(-22 from 1956)
0.00804
1956530
(-21 from 1955)
198
(-10 from 1955)
0.00923
1955509
(-13 from 1954)
208
(-6 from 1954)
0.00995
1954496
(+8 from 1953)
214
(+22 from 1953)
0.01034
1953504
(-35 from 1952)
192
(-26 from 1952)
0.00959
1952469
(-25 from 1951)
218
(-13 from 1951)
0.01105
1951444
(+41 from 1950)
231
(+39 from 1950)
0.01208
1950485
(+11 from 1949)
192
(+15 from 1949)
0.01056
1949496
(-10 from 1948)
177
(-10 from 1948)
0.00982
1948486
(+10 from 1947)
187
(+3 from 1947)
0.01049
1947496
(-11 from 1946)
184
(+10 from 1946)
0.00991
1946485
(-41 from 1945)
174
(-5 from 1945)
0.01054
1945444
(+5 from 1944)
179
(-4 from 1944)
0.01305
1944449
(+17 from 1943)
183
(+6 from 1943)
0.01317
1943466
(-9 from 1942)
177
(-5 from 1942)
0.01217
1942457
(+1 from 1941)
182
(+15 from 1941)
0.01292
1941458
(-5 from 1940)
167
(+3 from 1940)
0.01331
1940453
(-11 from 1939)
164
(-2 from 1939)
0.01383
1939442
(-42 from 1938)
166
(-35 from 1938)
0.01465
1938400
(+36 from 1937)
201
(+33 from 1937)
0.01769
1937436
(-6 from 1936)
168
(-1 from 1936)
0.01536
1936430
(-27 from 1935)
169
(-14 from 1935)
0.01588
1935403
(-8 from 1934)
183
(-13 from 1934)
0.01711
1934395
(+23 from 1933)
196
(+27 from 1933)
0.01846
1933418
(-11 from 1932)
169
(-23 from 1932)
0.01657
1932407
(-12 from 1931)
192
(-10 from 1931)
0.01787
1931395
(+26 from 1930)
202
(+6 from 1930)
0.01888
1930421
(-31 from 1929)
196
(-26 from 1929)
0.01735
1929390
(+44 from 1928)
222
(+33 from 1928)
0.02004
1928434
(-64 from 1927)
189
(-61 from 1927)
0.01656
1927370
(-2 from 1926)
250
(-1 from 1926)
0.02152
1926368
(+24 from 1925)
251
(+19 from 1925)
0.02191
1925392
(+12 from 1924)
232
(+2 from 1924)
0.02015
1924404
(-16 from 1923)
230
(-3 from 1923)
0.01967
1923388
(-19 from 1922)
233
(-31 from 1922)
0.02058
1922369
No change from 1921
264
(-6 from 1921)
0.02346
1921369
(+6 from 1920)
270
(+15 from 1920)
0.02373
1920375
(-41 from 1919)
255
(-30 from 1919)
0.02317
1919334
(+37 from 1918)
285
(+34 from 1918)
0.02807
1918371
(+27 from 1917)
251
(+48 from 1917)
0.02394
1917398
(-21 from 1916)
203
(-11 from 1916)
0.02116
1916377
(-12 from 1915)
214
(-4 from 1915)
0.02318
1915365
(-36 from 1914)
218
(+25 from 1914)
0.02475
1914329
(+24 from 1913)
193
(+56 from 1913)
0.02824
1913353
(+2 from 1912)
137
(+21 from 1912)
0.02555
1912355
(-74 from 1911)
116
(+29 from 1911)
0.02569
1911281
(+18 from 1910)
87
(+18 from 1910)
0.03604
1910299
(-56 from 1909)
69
(-13 from 1909)
0.03309
1909243
(+2 from 1908)
82
(+7 from 1908)
0.04636
1908245
(+24 from 1907)
75
(+14 from 1907)
0.04508
1907269
(-6 from 1906)
61
(+5 from 1906)
0.03847
1906263
(-17 from 1905)
56
(-7 from 1905)
0.03887
1905246
(-18 from 1904)
63
(-5 from 1904)
0.04398
1904228
(-9 from 1903)
68
No change from 1903
0.04910
1903219
(+31 from 1902)
68
(+13 from 1902)
0.05258
1902250
(+17 from 1901)
55
(+14 from 1901)
0.04143
1901267
(-68 from 1900)
41
(-54 from 1900)
0.03547
1900199
(+9 from 1899)
95
(+32 from 1899)
0.05860
1899208
(+16 from 1898)
63
(+2 from 1898)
0.05469
1898224
(-6 from 1897)
61
(+2 from 1897)
0.04618
1897218
(+1 from 1896)
59
(-9 from 1896)
0.04838
1896219
(-20 from 1895)
68
(-4 from 1895)
0.05268
1895199
(+6 from 1894)
72
(+4 from 1894)
0.05685
1894205
(-12 from 1893)
68
(-7 from 1893)
0.05445
1893193
(+5 from 1892)
75
(-2 from 1892)
0.06196
1892198
(-12 from 1891)
77
(+9 from 1891)
0.05858
1891186
(-6 from 1890)
68
(-6 from 1890)
0.06223
1890180
(-24 from 1889)
74
(-14 from 1889)
0.06182
1889156
(+8 from 1888)
88
(-3 from 1888)
0.07393
1888164
(+4 from 1887)
91
(+16 from 1887)
0.07005
1887168
(-29 from 1886)
75
(-22 from 1886)
0.06861
1886139
(+28 from 1885)
97
(+18 from 1885)
0.08148
1885167
(-17 from 1884)
79
(-12 from 1884)
0.06814
1884150
(+3 from 1883)
91
(+6 from 1883)
0.07414
1883153
(-21 from 1882)
85
(-20 from 1882)
0.07557
1882132
(-16 from 1881)
105
(+1 from 1881)
0.08604
1881116
(+2 from 1880)
104
(-8 from 1880)
0.09605
1880118
First SSA data recorded
112
First SSA data recorded
0.09460

American States Popularity Rankings for Levi

(From the Most to Least Popular, Based on Number of Births )

California (CA)

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Texas (TX)

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Ohio (OH)

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Florida (FL)

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Pennsylvania (PA)

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North Carolina (NC)

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New York (NY)

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Michigan (MI)

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Georgia (GA)

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Indiana (IN)

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Illinois (IL)

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Missouri (MO)

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Washington (WA)

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Tennessee (TN)

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Virginia (VA)

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Minnesota (MN)

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Wisconsin (WI)

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Colorado (CO)

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Arizona (AZ)

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Kentucky (KY)

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Oklahoma (OK)

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Alabama (AL)

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Oregon (OR)

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South Carolina (SC)

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Iowa (IA)

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Kansas (KS)

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Louisiana (LA)

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Utah (UT)

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Arkansas (AR)

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Mississippi (MS)

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Maryland (MD)

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West Virginia (WV)

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Massachusetts (MA)

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New Jersey (NJ)

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Idaho (ID)

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Nebraska (NE)

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Nevada (NV)

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New Mexico (NM)

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Montana (MT)

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South Dakota (SD)

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North Dakota (ND)

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Connecticut (CT)

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Maine (ME)

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Alaska (AK)

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Hawaii (HI)

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New Hampshire (NH)

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Wyoming (WY)

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Vermont (VT)

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Rhode Island (RI)

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Delaware (DE)

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District of Columbia (DC)

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Popularity Rankings for Levi in other Countries and American Territories

(From the Most to Least Popular, Based on Rankings)

Popularity in Australia (NSW)

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Popularity in Canada

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Popularity in Other American Territories

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Popularity in Switzerland

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Popularity in Germany

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Popularity in New Zealand

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Popularity in Sweden

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Popularity in Austria

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Popularity in Northern Ireland

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Popularity in Norway

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Popularity in Belgium

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Popularity in Scotland

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Popularity in Quebec, Canada

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Popularity in Ireland

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Popularity in England and Wales

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Popularity in Puerto Rico

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Popularity in Poland

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Source: Social Security Administration (SSA) and Other National Sources

Is Levi a Name for Boys or Girls?

Levi is primarily used for baby boys. It has been a popular choice due to its biblical roots and strong cultural significance.

Variants, Nicknames, Diminutives, and Ideal Middle Names for Levi

Levi in Famous People Names, Pop Culture, and Places

  • Levi Strauss (Businessman, 1829–1902): A German-American businessman who founded the first company to manufacture blue jeans.
  • Levi P. Morton (Politician, 1824–1920): An American politician who served as the 22nd Vice President of the United States under President Benjamin Harrison.
  • Levi Stubbs (Singer, 1936–2008): An American singer best known as the lead vocalist of the Motown group The Four Tops.
  • Levi Miller (Actor, born 2002): An Australian actor known for his roles in "Pan" and "Better Watch Out."
  • Levi Leipheimer (Cyclist, born 1973): An American professional road cyclist who has won numerous races including the Tour of California.
  • Levi Johnston (Public Figure, born 1990): An American public figure known for his association with Sarah Palin's family.
  • Levi Casboult (Footballer, born 1990): An Australian rules footballer who plays for the Carlton Football Club in the AFL.
  • Levi Greenwood (Footballer, born 1989): An Australian rules footballer who played for North Melbourne and Collingwood in the AFL.
  • Levi Meaden (Actor, born 1987): A Canadian actor known for his roles in "Aftermath" and "Pacific Rim: Uprising."
  • Levi Roots (Chef, born 1958): A British-Jamaican chef, musician, and businessman known for his Reggae Reggae Sauce.
  • Levi Ackerman ("Attack on Titan," 2013 TV Series): A highly skilled soldier known for his combat prowess and stoic personality, he is one of the central characters in the anime series.
  • Levi Stewart ("Big Love," 2006 TV Series): A character in the TV series "Big Love," he is part of a polygamous family navigating the complexities of their lifestyle.
  • Levi Weston ("Power Rangers Ninja Steel," 2017 TV Series): A country singer who becomes the Gold Ranger in the "Power Rangers Ninja Steel" series.
  • Levi Coffin ("Underground Railroad," 1870 Book): Known as the "President of the Underground Railroad," he is a historical figure who aided many enslaved people to freedom, depicted in various works about the Underground Railroad.
  • Levi ("Supernatural," 2005 TV Series): Refers to the Leviathans, a race of ancient monsters that pose a significant threat in the TV series "Supernatural."
  • Levi Saunders ("The Fosters," 2013 TV Series): A minor character who appears as a friend and love interest in the TV series.
  • Levi ("Leviathan," 1989 Film): A sci-fi horror film where an underwater crew encounters a deadly creature, with Leviathan as the central antagonist.
  • Levi Kinsale ("The Catch," 2016 TV Series): A recurring character in the thriller TV series "The Catch."
  • Levi (Lapland, Finland): A renowned ski resort known for its winter sports and as a viewing point for the Northern Lights.
  • Mount Levi (Alaska, USA): Noted for its rugged terrain and appeal to adventurous hikers and climbers.
  • Levi's Stadium (California, USA): The modern home of the San Francisco 49ers and host to a variety of large-scale events including NFL games and concerts.
  • Levi (Quebec, Canada): A small community known for its quaint charm and proximity to larger cities for commuting.

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