First name origins & meanings:
- African American: Found treasure
- African American: Treasure
First name variations: Laken
Last name origins & meanings:
- Americanized spelling of Jewish Leykin (from Belarus), a
metronymic from Leyke, a pet form of the Yiddish female
personal name Leye, from the Hebrew female personal name
Lea, from which English Leah is derived (see Genesis 29: 16) + the Slavic possessive suffix -in.
- English: from
a medieval personal name, a diminutive of Lawrence. Compare
Law 1 and Larkin.
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