Levee Name Meaning

from levée ‘raised (ground)’, ‘bank’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived on a piece of high ground. metonymic occupational name for a tax-collector, from levée (d’impôts) ‘tax levy’. Americanized spelling of French Léveillé (see Leveille).

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


Similar surnames: Lever, Levene, Revere, Leske, Leven, Lemer, Levey, Leve, Levie, Lees

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Levee Family Origin

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Levee Family Occupations

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  • Formerly Publican

    50%
  • Soldier

    50%

In 1881, Formerly Publican and Soldier were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Levee. The most common Levee occupation in the UK was Formerly Publican. 50% of Levee's were Formerly Publicans.

Source: Census data for Levee | Data not to scale

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Levee Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1961 and 2004, Levee life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Levee in 1961 was 34, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Levee

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