Levi Family History

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Levi Name Meaning

Jewish (Sephardic and Ashkenazic): see Levy.

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

Similar surnames: Levit, Levy, Levis, Levin, Leve, Levie, Lev, Levitt, Len, Leva

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Levi Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Levi name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • European Jewish


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Italy


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Levi Family Origin

Where is the Levi family from?

Levi Family Occupations

What did your Levi ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Levi occupation in Canada was Farmer. 20% of Levi's were Farmers. Farmer, Fisherman and Fish & Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Levi. A less common occupation for the Levi family was Dressmaker.

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  • Farmer

  • Fisherman

  • Fish & Farmer

  • Dressmaker


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

Levi Historical Records

What Levi family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 61,000 census records available for the last name Levi. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Levi 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 20,000 immigration records available for the last name Levi. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Levi. For the veterans among your Levi ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Levi Life Expectancy

What is the average Levi lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Levi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Levi in 1940 was 36, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Levi

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Levi 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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