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Leve Name Meaning

Jewish: variant of Lev or Levy . French (Levé): variant of Levée (see Levee ).

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


Similar surnames: Levey, Levie, Neve, Lev, Lege, Leva, Levee, Leven, Levi, Lee

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Where is the Leve family from?

You can see how Leve families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Leve family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Leve families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 21 Leve families living in Ontario. This was about 48% of all the recorded Leve's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Leve families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Leve surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Leve ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Leve. 20% of Leve men worked as a Salesman and 39% of Leve women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Leve were Proprietor and Clerk. .

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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

  • Salesman
    20%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Owner
    10%
  • Proprietor
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    39%
  • New Worker
    16%
  • Seamstress
    16%
  • Clerk
    16%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Leve. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leve 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Leve. 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 424 military records available for the last name Leve. For the veterans among your Leve ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Leve lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Leve life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Leve in 1963 was 65, and 81 in 2004.

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