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Levison Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from Levy . English: variant of Leveson from the Middle English personal name Leveson Loveson (Old English Lēofsunu from lēof ‘dear beloved’ + sunu ‘son’). Scottish: variant of Livingston .

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

Similar surnames: Levinson, Lewison, Leviton, Levin, Levitan, Levis, Levit, Levitin

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Where is the Levison family from?

You can see how Levison families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Levison family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Levison families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 9 Levison families living in New York. This was about 75% of all the recorded Levison's in USA. New York had the highest population of Levison families in 1840.
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What did your Levison ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Levison. 27% of Levison men worked as a Salesman and 15% of Levison women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Levison were Lawyer and Bookkeeper. .

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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
  • Laborer
  • Manager
  • Lawyer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Saleslady
  • Clerk
  • Cook
  • Bookkeeper
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

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

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What is the average Levison lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Levison life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Levison in 1949 was 39, and 98 in 2004.

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