Levee Family History

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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


Similar surnames: Lever, Levene, Revere, Leske, Leven, Lemer, Levey, Leve, Levie, Lees

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Levee Family Origin

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Levee Family Occupations

What did your Levee ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Farm Laborer

    15%
  • Baggage Man

    8%
  • Carpenter

    8%

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

Levee Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Levee. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Levee 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 521 immigration records available for the last name Levee. 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 911 military records available for the last name Levee. For the veterans among your Levee ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Levee Life Expectancy

What is the average Levee lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Levee 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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