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Levier Name Meaning

Breton: occupational name for a guide or sea or river pilot.

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


Similar surnames: Lavier, Sevier, Revier, Lever, Leeper, Leviner, Lepper, Lanier

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Where is the Levier family from?

You can see how Levier families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Levier family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Levier families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 4 Levier families living in Tennessee. This was about 80% of all the recorded Levier's in the USA. Tennessee had the highest population of Levier families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Levier surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Levier ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and House Keeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Levier. 43% of Levier men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Levier women worked as a House Keeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Levier were Salesman and Cook.

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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
    43%
  • Farmer
    24%
  • Printer
    8%
  • Salesman
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • House Keeper
    34%
  • Saleslady
    23%
  • Maid
    23%
  • Cook
    23%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Levier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Levier 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 835 immigration records available for the last name Levier. 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 342 military records available for the last name Levier. For the veterans among your Levier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Levier lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Levier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Levier in 1962 was 73, and 64 in 2004.

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