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Levell Family History

Levell Name Meaning

English: variant of Leavold itself from a Middle English male personal name derived from Late Old English Lēofweald (lēof ‘beloved’ + weald ‘power ruler’).

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


Similar surnames: Lever, Revell, Levene, Revel, Lavell, Leavell, Lavelle, Levens

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Where is the Levell family from?

You can see how Levell families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Levell family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Levell families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 3 Levell families living in Alabama. This was about 13% of all the recorded Levell's in USA. Alabama and 2 other states had the highest population of Levell families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Levell surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Levell ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Levell. 34% of Levell men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Levell women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Levell were Miner and Stenographer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    34%
  • Farmer
    28%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Miner
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    16%
  • Cook
    16%
  • Seamstress
    12%
  • Stenographer
    12%
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Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Levell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Levell census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 850 immigration records available for the last name Levell. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Levell. For the veterans among your Levell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Levell lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Levell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Levell in 1945 was 43, and 69 in 2004.

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