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Levitan Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from Polish Lewita ‘Levite’ + the Slavic noun suffix -an (see Levy ).

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

Similar surnames: Levitin, Levitas, Leviton, Levin, Levit, Levison, Levina, Leiman

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Where is the Levitan family from?

You can see how Levitan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Levitan family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Levitan families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 24 Levitan families living in New York. This was about 26% of all the recorded Levitan's in USA. New York had the highest population of Levitan families in 1920.
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What did your Levitan ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Levitan. 26% of Levitan men worked as a Salesman and 30% of Levitan women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Levitan were Painter 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
  • Painter

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Housewife
  • Saleslady
  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Levitan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Levitan 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Levitan. 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 709 military records available for the last name Levitan. For the veterans among your Levitan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Levitan lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Levitan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Levitan in 1959 was 56, and 75 in 2004.

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