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Levingston Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: variant of Livingstone .

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


Similar surnames: Livingston, Livingstone, Linton, Edington, Levings, Symington

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Where is the Levingston family from?

You can see how Levingston families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Levingston family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Levingston families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 38 Levingston families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 24% of all the recorded Levingston's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Levingston families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Levingston surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Levingston ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Levingston. 18% of Levingston men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Levingston women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Levingston were Clerk and Maid. .

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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

  • Farmer
    18%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Clerk
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    10%
  • Stenographer
    8%
  • Housekeeper
    8%
  • Maid
    7%
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Census Records

There are 36,000 census records available for the last name Levingston. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Levingston 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 Levingston. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Levingston. For the veterans among your Levingston ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Levingston lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Levingston life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Levingston in 1942 was 35, and 78 in 2004.

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