Levens Family History

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Levens Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Cumbria, so named from the Old English personal name Leofa (genitive form) + næss ‘promontory’. North German: patronymic from Leven 2.

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

Similar surnames: Leven, Levins, Levene, Lees, Lever, Lievens, Leeds, Ovens, Lebens

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Levens Family Origin

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Levens Family Occupations

What did your Levens ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Levens occupation in the UK was Labourer. 4% of Levens's were Labourers. Labourer, Agricultural Labourer and Book Binders Cutter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Levens. A less common occupation for the Levens family was Boot Manufacturer.

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  • Labourer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Book Binders Cutter

  • Boot Manufacturer


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

Levens Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Levens. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Levens 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 Levens. 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 Levens. For the veterans among your Levens ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Levens Life Expectancy

What is the average Levens lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Levens life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Levens in 1945 was 61, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Levens

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Levens 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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