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Levine Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Levin. Altered spelling of French Lavigne.

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

Similar surnames: Levene, Lavine, Levie, Levin, Levina, Levins, Levitt, Levick, Laine

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Where is the Levine family from?

You can see how Levine families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Levine family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Levine families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 4 Levine families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 36% of all the recorded Levine's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Levine families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Levine surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Levine ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Levine. 17% of Levine men worked as a Salesman and 10% of Levine women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Levine were Manager and Clerk.

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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
  • Proprietor
  • Clerk
  • Manager

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
  • Saleslady
  • Stenographer
  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 146,000 census records available for the last name Levine. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Levine 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 38,000 immigration records available for the last name Levine. 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 26,000 military records available for the last name Levine. For the veterans among your Levine ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Levine lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Levine life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Levine in 1940 was 37, and 81 in 2004.

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