Levis Name Meaning

Jewish: Americanized form of some like-sounding Ashkenazic surname such as Levy or Levinson. French: habitational name from Levis, Yonne. French (Artois): from Old French vis ‘(spiral) staircase’, with the Old Picard feminine article le; perhaps a nickname for someone whose house had such a feature.

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


Similar surnames: Lavis, Lewis, Bevis, Levin, Levins, Lever, Levit, Leis, Revis, Levi

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Levis Family Origin

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Levis Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Carrier

    4%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Laborer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Levis. The most common Levis occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 8% of Levis's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Levis family was Carrier.

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Between 1951 and 2004, Levis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Levis in 1951 was 43, and 61 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Levis

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