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Levett Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Leavitt.

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

Similar surnames: Levitt, Lovett, Levit, Leven, Levell, Levey, Evitt, Evatt, Revette

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Where is the Levett family from?

You can see how Levett families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Levett family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Levett families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 5 Levett families living in Illinois. This was about 22% of all the recorded Levett's in USA. Illinois and 1 other state had the highest population of Levett families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Levett surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Levett ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Levett. 14% of Levett men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Levett women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Levett were Proprietor and Secretary. .

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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
  • Salesman
  • Farmer
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Teacher
  • Nurse
  • Secretary
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Census Records

There are 40,000 census records available for the last name Levett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Levett 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Levett. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Levett. For the veterans among your Levett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Levett lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Levett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Levett in 1956 was 52, and 75 in 2004.

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