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About the Levy surname

Levy ( lĕv ' ē ) [lévvee] - A levy is a legal seizure of your property to satisfy a tax debt. Levies are different from liens. A lien is a claim used as security for the tax debt, while a levy actually takes the property to satisfy the tax debt Levy can also be an alternate spelling of Levi and has reference to the Hebrew Tribe of Levi.