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since 1880
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Origin and Meaning of Llewyn

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  • According to a user from Colorado, United States, the name Llewyn is of Welsh origin and means "Leader, lion, or fox , depending on derivative; Lewellyn for the prior two, and llewynog for the third given meaning. Translators will also give "Gallant" as a meaning, which may stem from the same concept family as leader and lion.".
  • A submission from Australia says the name Llewyn means "Llewyn is derived from the name Llewellyn, it means Leader, and Lion. Remarkably Lion meaning as the king/or leader of the jungle." and is of Welsh origin.
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Llewyn Davis is a merchant marine, folk music, guitarist, and singer-songwriter.


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Fun Facts about the name Llewyn

  • How Popular is the name Llewyn? Llewyn is the 29,672nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Llewyn have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 163 babies born with the first name Llewyn in the United States. That's more than enough people named Llewyn to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Llewyn? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2014 when it was given as a first name to 38 new born babies.
  • When was Llewyn first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Llewyn is Monday, November 11th, 1912.
  • What year had the most people named Llewyn born? The highest recorded use of the first name Llewyn was in 2017 with a total of 47 babies.
  • Random Llewyn Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Llewyn is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 7 babies in California have the same name as you in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Llewyn: Your name in reverse order is Nywell. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Leynwl. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Llewyn born Sep 22, 1975

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Central Africa approximately on 825. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

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