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Levasseur Name Meaning

French: status name from Old French vasseor, a short form of vavasour, a term of the feudal system for a tenant ranking immediately below a baron. Such a tenant would have been a prosperous man, and the surname may have been used for someone in his service more often than for the man himself. The term is probably derived from medieval Latin vassus vassorum ‘vassal of vassals’, i.e. vassal-in-chief.

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

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Levasseur Family Origin

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Levasseur Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Clerk

    10%
  • Basket Maker

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Levasseur family was Carpenter. The most common Levasseur occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Levasseur's were Farmers. Farmer, Clerk and Basket Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Levasseur.

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Levasseur Life Expectancy

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