Leaver Family History

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Leaver Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Lever.

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

Similar surnames: Leaper, Beaver, Lever, Cleaver, Beaven, Deaver, Leavey, Ledger

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Leaver Family Origin

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Leaver Family Occupations

What did your Leaver ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Cotton Weaver and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Leaver. 2% of Leaver men worked as a Cotton Weaver and 48% of Leaver women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Leaver were Cowman and Private Means

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Cotton Weaver
  • General Labourer
  • Builders Labourer
  • Cowman

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Cotton Weaver
  • Incapacitated
  • Private Means

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Leaver Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 51,000 census records available for the last name Leaver. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leaver 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Leaver. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Leaver. For the veterans among your Leaver ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Leaver Life Expectancy

What is the average Leaver lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Leaver life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Leaver in 1947 was 32, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leaver

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leaver 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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