Animals, Hare/Rabbit, L names, Male, Proto-Indo-European, Surname names, Virtues/Attributes


Leverett comes from an English surname, a variant spelling of leveret used to refer to a young hare in its first year of life. it comes from Old French levre meaning “hare” and seems to have been given as a nickname to someone who either hunted hares or who was as fast as one. It’s also possible that it’s a variant of Lefred, the Middle English form of Old English Leofred meaning “dear counsel” or “beloved counsel”, made up from Old English elements leof (dear, beloved) and red, rǣd (help, advice, counsel).

Origin: Proto-Indo-European



  • Leverette (English)
  • Leveret (English)
  • Lefred (Middle English)
  • Leofred (Old English)



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