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

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Leva Family Origin

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Leva Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%

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

Source: Census data for Leva | Data not to scale

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Leva Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1946 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leva

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