Lefave Family History

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Lefave Name Meaning

Variant of French Lefevre, altered by folk etymology as if it were from fave ‘bean’ (see Lafave). Italian (Sicily; Le Fave): from le fave, plural of fava ‘broad bean’ (see Fava).

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


Similar surnames: Lafave, Lefevre, Lafaver, Legate, Lepage, Lefever, Lesane, Leve

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Lefave Family Origin

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Lefave Family Occupations

What did your Lefave ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Lefave. 12% of Lefave men worked as a Labourer and 12% of Lefave women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lefave were Cultivateur and Man

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Labourer
    12%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Cultivateur
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Bookkeeper
    12%
  • Bottler
    12%
  • Labourer
    12%
  • Man
    12%

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

Lefave Historical Records

What Lefave family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Lefave. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lefave census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 377 immigration records available for the last name Lefave. 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 Card

There are 323 military records available for the last name Lefave. For the veterans among your Lefave ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lefave Life Expectancy

What is the average Lefave lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Lefave life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Lefave in 1959 was 66, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lefave

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