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Levene Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Levin. English: variant of Leven 3. Breton (Lévéné): from an old female personal name derived from Old Breton louuinid ‘joy’, ‘gaiety’. The name gained popularity as it belonged to the mother of a Breton saint, Gwenael. Altered spelling of French Lavigne, Lavin, Lavine, Levin, or various other like-sounding surnames.

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


Similar surnames: Leven, Levine, Levens, Lever, Levee, Levins, Revere, Lavine, Levell

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Where is the Levene family from?

You can see how Levene families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Levene family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Levene families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 14 Levene families living in Quebec. This was about 47% of all the recorded Levene's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Levene families in 1911.
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What did your Levene ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Levene. 50% of Levene men worked as a Farmer.

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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.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    50%
  • Labourer
    50%
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Census Records

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Levene. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Levene 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Levene. 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 998 military records available for the last name Levene. For the veterans among your Levene ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Levene lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Levene life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Levene in 1953 was 74, and 87 in 2004.

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