Levey Family History

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Levey Name Meaning

Jewish: variant spelling of Levy. English: variant spelling of Leavey.

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

Similar surnames: Leven, Leve, Lewey, Havey, Levee, Lavey, Hevey, Seley, Leaver, Leavey

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Levey Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Levey name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Levey. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • European Jewish


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Levey Family Origin

Where is the Levey family from?

Levey Family Occupations

What did your Levey ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Levey family was Machinist. Farmer, Farmer School and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Levey. The most common Levey occupation in Canada was Farmer. 27% of Levey's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farmer School

  • Labourer

  • Machinist


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Levey ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Levey Historical Records

What Levey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 33,000 census records available for the last name Levey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Levey 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

There are 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Levey. 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 Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Levey. For the veterans among your Levey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Levey Life Expectancy

What is the average Levey lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Levey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Levey in 1950 was 50, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Levey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Levey ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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