Leverett Family History

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Leverett Name Meaning

diminutive of Lever 1. from the Middle English personal name Lefred, Old English Leofr?d, composed of the elements leof ‘dear’, ‘beloved’ + r?d ‘counsel’.

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


Similar surnames: Everett, Lever, Leverton, Revere, Levene, Ferrett, Liverett, Evett

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Leverett Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Leverett name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Leverett. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    55%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    16%

  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples

    6%

  • Benin/Togo

    4%

  • Germanic Europe

    4%

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Leverett Family Origin

Where is the Leverett family from?

Leverett Family Occupations

What did your Leverett ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Leverett occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 14% of Leverett's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Farm Lab and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leverett. A less common occupation for the Leverett family was Carman.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    14%
  • Farm Lab

    9%
  • Farm Labourer

    5%
  • Carman

    3%

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

Leverett Historical Records

What Leverett family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Leverett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leverettcensus 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 Leverett. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Leverett. For the veterans among your Leverett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Leverett Life Expectancy

What is the average Leverett lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Leverett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Leverett in 1952 was 45, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leverett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leverett 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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