Leva Family History

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Leva Name Meaning

Possibly Italian, also found in Spain: unexplained. French: from Old Occitan leva ‘import levy’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a collector of such duties. Greek: of uncertain origin; possibly from the Italian exclamation leva! ‘lift!’, used as a metonymic nickname for a sailor.

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

Similar surnames: Lev, Levis, Len, Leap, Seda, Lena, Leve, Levy, Levan, Rega

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Leva Family Origin

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Leva Family Occupations

What did your Leva ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Butler and Costing Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Leva. 34% of Leva men worked as a Butler and 17% of Leva women worked as a Costing Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Leva were Headwaiter and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Butler
  • Fisher Artial
  • Headwaiter

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Costing Clerk
  • Factory Hand
  • Housewife
  • Housework

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

Leva Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Leva. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leva 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Leva. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Leva. For the veterans among your Leva ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Leva Life Expectancy

What is the average Leva lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Leva life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Leva in 1946 was 64, and 82 in 2004.

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