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Leavins Name Meaning

English: variant of Levins .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Leavens, Levings, Havins, Lavine, Beavin, Nevins, Bevins, Levitt

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Where is the Leavins family from?

You can see how Leavins families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Leavins family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Leavins families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 5 Leavins families living in Ontario. This was about 38% of all the recorded Leavins's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Leavins families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Leavins surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Leavins ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeping were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Leavins. 36% of Leavins men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Leavins women worked as a Housekeeping. Some less common occupations for Americans named Leavins were Carpenter and Housekeeper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Labor
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeping
  • School
  • Salesman
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Leavins. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leavins census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 144 immigration records available for the last name Leavins. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 243 military records available for the last name Leavins. For the veterans among your Leavins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Leavins lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Leavins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Leavins in 1962 was 62, and 80 in 2004.

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