Levene Family History

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Levene Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Levin. English: variant of Leven 3. Breton (Lévéné): from an old female personal name derived from Old Breton louuinid ‘joy’, ‘gaiety’. The name gained popularity as it belonged to the mother of a Breton saint, Gwenael. Altered spelling of French Lavigne, Lavin, Lavine, Levin, or various other like-sounding surnames.

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

Similar surnames: Leven, Levine, Levens, Lever, Levee, Levins, Revere, Lavine, Levell

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Levene Family Origin

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Levene Family Occupations

What did your Levene ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Levene family was Commercial Traveller. The most common Levene occupation in the UK was Pawnbroker. 13% of Levene's were Pawnbrokers. Pawnbroker, Tailor and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Levene.

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  • Pawnbroker

  • Tailor

  • Carpenter

  • Commercial Traveller


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

Levene Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Levene. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Levene 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 Levene. 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 998 military records available for the last name Levene. For the veterans among your Levene ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Levene Life Expectancy

What is the average Levene lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Levene life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Levene in 1953 was 74, and 87 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Levene 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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