Leavey Family History

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Leavey Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of Dunleavy. English: from the Middle English personal name Lefwi, Old English Leofwig, composed of the elements leof ‘dear’, ‘beloved’ + wig ‘war’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Lever, Leavy, Beaver, Lavey, Reavey, Eavey, Heavey, Neaves, Heaney

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Leavey Family Origin

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Leavey Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Leavey ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Farmer Son

    50%
  • Going To School

    50%

In 1881, the most common Leavey occupation in Canada was Farmer Son. 50% of Leavey's were Farmer Sons. Farmer Son and Going To School were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Leavey.

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Leavey Historical Records

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Leavey Life Expectancy

What is the average Leavey lifespan?

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