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Levenstein Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Löwenstein (see Lowenstein ).

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


Similar surnames: Lowenstein, Feuerstein, Bernstein, Weinstein, Einstein, Hohenstein

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Where is the Levenstein family from?

You can see how Levenstein families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Levenstein family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Levenstein families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 6 Levenstein families living in Texas. This was about 46% of all the recorded Levenstein's in USA. Texas had the highest population of Levenstein families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Levenstein surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Levenstein ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Levenstein. 37% of Levenstein men worked as a Salesman and 24% of Levenstein women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Levenstein were Lawyer and Housewife. .

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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

  • Salesman
    37%
  • Proprietor
    11%
  • Operator
    5%
  • Lawyer
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    24%
  • Saleslady
    24%
  • Bookkeeper
    16%
  • Housewife
    8%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Levenstein. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Levenstein 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 851 immigration records available for the last name Levenstein. 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 264 military records available for the last name Levenstein. For the veterans among your Levenstein ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Levenstein lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Levenstein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Levenstein in 1957 was 40, and 87 in 2004.

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