Heraldry: Levack

Title-LevackEach family connects hundreds of people to form an intricate pattern of ancestors and descendants. Our origins span the world, our families come from all religions and ways of life. The common thread of Heraldry links many cultures and establishes the foundations of a Surname before words were a common understanding and images demonstrated a basic understanding to the populace.

This page represents the following Surnames: Levack.  Laveck.  Stewart.

This name is represents the Scottish family ‘Levack’ who inhabited Caithness in the Highlands of Scotland.

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Levack Name Meaning and History

A Sept of Clan Stewart, claimed membership and use of their Badge, Tartan and Crest.

Laveck Name Meaning and History

Laveck Name Meaning Possibly an Americanized spelling of French Levêque (‘the bishop’), a variant of Levesque.

Levesque Name Meaning French: from Old French eveske ‘bishop’, Latin episcopus (see Bishop), with the definite article l(e), hence an occupational name for a member of a bishop’s household, or a nickname for a solemn person. This is the most frequent of several alternative spellings in French Canada.

Family Motto:  ‘Virescit vulnere virtus’ (Courage grows strong at a wound)

Family Crest:   Coat of Arms

Clan Badge:   Clan

Stewart Family Tartan


The Stewart Clan Tartan, Black Modern Dress, of which the Levack family claims membership.

Additional Resources:

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Surname References from:
Dictionary of American Family Names, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-508137-4
Encyclopedia of Surnames, John Ayto, A & C Black Publishers Ltd, ISBN 978 0 7136 8144 4
(Unless otherwise stated)

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