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Levins Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Leving, Old English Leofing, based on leof ‘dear’. Compare Loving. Latvian (Levinš): Latvianized form of Jewish Levin.

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


Similar surnames: Levings, Levens, Levin, Levick, Blevins, Levis, Lewis, Levene

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Where is the Levins family from?

You can see how Levins families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Levins family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Levins families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 7 Levins families living in Connecticut. This was about 18% of all the recorded Levins's in USA. Connecticut and 1 other state had the highest population of Levins families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Levins surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Levins ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Levins. 20% of Levins men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Levins women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Levins were Proprietor and Housework. .

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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
    20%
  • Salesman
    13%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Proprietor
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    11%
  • Teacher
    9%
  • Saleslady
    9%
  • Housework
    8%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Levins. 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 Levins. For the veterans among your Levins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Levins lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Levins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Levins in 1951 was 52, and 80 in 2004.

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