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Origins of the Levy surname

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About the Levys

We have a total number of 74011 records for people with the last name Levy.

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Where do most Levys live?

In 1921, most Levys lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Levys

How common is your surname?

982nd most common surname in the UK

We have 45,600 records for the Levy surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Levys most likely to marry?




Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Levys.

What are the most common Levy first names?

  • Joseph
  • Samuel
  • Sarah
  • Rose

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Levy family members

Common jobs for Levys

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Levys in 1921


Living On Own Means




Cigar Maker




Common Male occupations for Levys in 1921


Cigar Maker


General Dealer


Cabinet Maker




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