Levis Family History

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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

What did your Levis ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, 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. Coal Miner, Laborer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Levis.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Laborer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Carrier


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Levis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Levis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Levis 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Levis. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Levis. For the veterans among your Levis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Levis Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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