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Leva Name Meaning

Possibly Italian, also found in Spain: unexplained. French: from Old Occitan leva ‘import levy’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a collector of such duties. Greek: of uncertain origin; possibly from the Italian exclamation leva! ‘lift!’, used as a metonymic nickname for a sailor.

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


Similar surnames: Lev, Levis, Len, Leap, Seda, Lena, Leve, Levy, Levan, Rega

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Leva Family Origin

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Leva Family Occupations

What did your Leva ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Leva family was Farm Laborer. The most common Leva occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Leva's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leva.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Leva ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Leva Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Leva. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leva 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 Leva. 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 Leva. For the veterans among your Leva ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Leva Life Expectancy

What is the average Leva lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Leva life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Leva in 1946 was 64, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leva ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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