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Leverton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of several places so called. One in Berkshire is named with the Old English female personal name Leofwaru (composed of the elements leof ‘dear’, ‘beloved’ + waru ‘care’) + Old English tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’; one in Lincolnshire has as its first element Old English l?fer ‘rush’, ‘reed’ (see Lever 2). North and South Leverton in Nottinghamshire may contain a river name identical to that in Lear 2.

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


Similar surnames: Everton, Overton, Yelverton, Lorton, Netherton, Leston, Lefton

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Leverton Family Origin

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Leverton Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Leverton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Leverton's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Leverton family was Keeping House. Farmer, Blacksmith and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leverton.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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Leverton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Leverton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leverton 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Leverton. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Leverton. For the veterans among your Leverton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Leverton Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Leverton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Leverton in 1954 was 50, and 81 in 2004.

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