Levin Family History

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Levin Name Meaning

Jewish (mainly from Lithuania and Belarus): Slavicized form of Levy. Jewish (Ashkenazic) and German: from the personal name Levin, which was also used by German Christians as a derivative of Liebwin. As a Jewish name it sometimes represents a pet form of western Yiddish ‘lion’ (see Loewe 2). Russian: patronymic of Lëva, a pet form of the personal name Lev + the Russian possessive suffix -in.

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

Similar surnames: Lewin, Lavin, Leven, Lein, Nevin, Levins, Levina, Levis, Wein, Savin

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Levin Family Origin

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Levin Family Occupations

What did your Levin ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Levin. 9% of Levin men worked as a Farmer and 47% of Levin women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Levin were Clerk and Student

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Tailor
  • Student
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Teacher
  • Clerk
  • Housekeeper
  • Student

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Levin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 89,000 census records available for the last name Levin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Levin 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 37,000 immigration records available for the last name Levin. 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 17,000 military records available for the last name Levin. For the veterans among your Levin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Levin Life Expectancy

What is the average Levin lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Levin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Levin in 1948 was 35, and 82 in 2004.

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