Lev Name Meaning

from Slavic lev ‘lion’, which was used as an equivalent of the Yiddish personal name leyb (see Leib 1). shortened form of Levy.

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

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Lev Family Origin

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Lev Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Plasterer

    33%
  • Sailor

    33%

In 1880, the most common Lev occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Lev's were Farmers. Farmer and Plasterer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Lev. A less common occupation for the Lev family was Sailor.

Source: Census data for Lev | Data not to scale

Lev Historical Records

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Lev Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Lev life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Lev in 1956 was 44, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lev

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