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Levesque Family History

Levesque Name Meaning
French: from Old French eveske ‘bishop’, Latin episcopus (see Bishop), with the definite article l(e), hence an occupational name for a member of a bishop’s household, or a nickname for a solemn person. This is the most frequent of several alternative spellings in French Canada.

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

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115,089 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
8,494 Military Records
5,834 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Levesque Families

  • Number of Levesque families
     139 - 275
     47 - 138
     1 - 46
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Levesque families
     21 - 40
     8 - 20
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Levesque last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Levesque Family Origin

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Levesque Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Levesque

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Levesque Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Levesque Civil War Service Records

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