Levitt Family History

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Levitt Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Leavitt. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Levit.

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

Similar surnames: Levit, Levett, Lewitt, Evitt, Levitz, Lovitt, Litt, Levine, Evatt

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Levitt Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Levitt name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Levitt. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • European Jewish


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Italy


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Levitt Family Origin

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Levitt Family Occupations

What did your Levitt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Levitt family was Dry Goods Dealer. The most common Levitt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Levitt's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Levitt.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Dry Goods Dealer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Levitt ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Levitt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 45,000 census records available for the last name Levitt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Levitt census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Levitt. 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 Card

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Levitt. For the veterans among your Levitt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Levitt Life Expectancy

What is the average Levitt lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Levitt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Levitt in 1944 was 72, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Levitt ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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