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Levings Family History

Levings Name Meaning
North German: variant of the habitational name Lewing, from a place near Stade in Lower Saxony.North German: patronymic from a personal name (Lehwing or Lewien), formed with Middle Low German lev ‘dear’ + win ‘friend’.English: perhaps a habitational name from Levens in Cumbria, probably so named from the Old English personal name Leofa (+ genitive n) + næss ‘promontory’, ‘headland’.Possibly a hypercorrected spelling of Irish Levens, a County Louth name, which Woulfe interprets as an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Dhuinnshlébhín, a variant of Dunleavy.

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

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4,711 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
621 Military Records
514 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Levings Families

  • Number of Levings families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Levings families
     19 - 35
     7 - 18
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Levings last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Levings Family Origin

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Levings Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Levings

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Levings Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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