Levee Name Meaning

from levée ‘raised (ground)’, ‘bank’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived on a piece of high ground. metonymic occupational name for a tax-collector, from levée (d’impôts) ‘tax levy’. Americanized spelling of French Léveillé (see Leveille).

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

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Levee Family Origin

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Levee Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Farm Laborer

    15%
  • Baggage Man

    8%
  • Carpenter

    8%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Levee family was Carpenter. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Baggage Man were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Levee. The most common Levee occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Levee's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Levee | Data not to scale

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Levee Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, Levee life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Levee in 1961 was 34, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Levee

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