Lelievre Family History

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Lelievre Name Meaning

French (Lelièvre): nickname for a fleet-footed or timid person, from Old French le levre ‘the hare’. It may also have been a metonymic occupational name for a hunter of hares.

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

Similar surnames: Lefevre, Lesieur, Lapierre, Leclere, Lemire, Lemer, Levere, Lepere

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Lelievre Family Origin

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Lelievre Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer and Retired Dry Goods Merchant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Lelievre. The most common Lelievre occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Lelievre's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Retired Dry Goods Merchant


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Lelievre Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lelievre. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lelievre 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Lelievre. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Lelievre. For the veterans among your Lelievre ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lelievre Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Lelievre life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Lelievre in 1951 was 48, and 82 in 2004.

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