Leavy Family History

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Leavy Name Meaning

Reduced form of Irish Dunleavy.

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

Similar surnames: Leavey, Leahy, Leary, Reavey, Lease, Keady, Leddy, Davy, Lavey, Keary

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Leavy Family Origin

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Leavy Family Occupations

What did your Leavy ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Leavy. 93% of Leavy women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Barmaid
  • Unpaid Domestic

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

Leavy Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Leavy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leavy 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Leavy. 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 Leavy. For the veterans among your Leavy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Leavy Life Expectancy

What is the average Leavy lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Leavy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Leavy in 1944 was 56, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leavy 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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