Lev Name Meaning

from Slavic lev ‘lion’, which was used as an equivalent of the Yiddish personal name leyb (see Leib 1). shortened form of Levy.

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

Similar surnames: Leo, Lee, Lew, Lem, Lex, Leva, Levy, Len, Leu, Lei

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Lev Family Origin

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Lev Family Occupations

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In 1881, a less common occupation for the Lev family was Mechanic. The most common Lev occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Lev's were Farmers. Farmer, Going To School and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lev.

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  • Farmer

  • Going To School

  • Laborer

  • Mechanic


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Lev Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Lev. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lev 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

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Lev. For the veterans among your Lev ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lev Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Lev life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Lev in 1956 was 44, and 77 in 2004.

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