Level Family History

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Level Name Meaning

Eastern French: from Old French veel ‘calf’, with the definite article le; apparently a nickname for an indolent person (from its colloquial sense of ‘lump’, ‘clod’).

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

Similar surnames: Lever, Revel, Lemer, Lehew, Levell, Havel, Ledet, Leven, Lovell

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Level Family Origin

Where is the Level family from?

Level Family Occupations

What did your Level ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Level occupation in the UK was Labourer. 38% of Level's were Labourers. Labourer, Agricultural Laborer and Dressmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Level. A less common occupation for the Level family was Farm Labourer.

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  • Labourer

  • Agricultural Laborer

  • Dressmaker

  • Farm Labourer


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

Level Historical Records

What Level family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Level. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Level 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 716 immigration records available for the last name Level. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Level. For the veterans among your Level ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Level Life Expectancy

What is the average Level lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Level life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Level in 1952 was 67, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Level

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Level 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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