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Levander Name Meaning

Swedish (also common in Finland): ornamental name of various origins. One 19th century bearer of the name, a priest, took it from the name of his home farm, Hjärtungen, translating Swedish hjärta ‘heart’ into Hebrew lev and adding the suffix -ander, a derivative Greek andr- ‘man’. In another example, the surname was taken from Levene, a place in Västergötland province.

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


Similar surnames: Melander, Welander, Helander, Elander, Selander, Molander, Alexander

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Levander Family Origin

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Levander Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • House Painter

    25%
  • Saloon Keeper

    25%
  • Shoe Maker

    25%

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In 1880, Farmer, House Painter and Saloon Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Levander. The most common Levander occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Levander's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Levander family was Shoe Maker.

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Levander Life Expectancy

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