Level Name Meaning

Eastern French: from Old French veel ‘calf’, with the definite article le; apparently a nickname for an indolent person (from its colloquial sense of ‘lump’, ‘clod’).

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


Similar surnames: Lever, Revel, Lemer, Lehew, Levell, Havel, Ledet, Leven, Lovell

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Level Family Origin

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Level Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farming

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Level occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Level's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Level. A less common occupation for the Level family was Farming.

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Level Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, Level life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Level in 1952 was 67, and 68 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Level

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