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The LEVETT surname in the USA

Frequency Comparisons
Total Rank Frequency % Per million people
United States
United States (Current snapshot) 659 32823 0.000 2
United States (1880 census) 337 13081 0.001 7
Change since 1880 +322 -19742 -0.001 -5
Other Countries
Australia 529 3048 0.003 32
United Kingdom 1,760 3272 0.004 38
Top States for LEVETT by Total
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Alabama 75 5643 0.002 17
Georgia 63 9307 0.001 8
New York 61 28369 0.000 3
Michigan 56 21201 0.001 6
California 53 38693 0.000 2
Top States for LEVETT by Frequency
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Alabama 75 5643 0.002 17
Georgia 63 9307 0.001 8
Colorado 33 15028 0.001 8
Rhode Island 8 16348 0.001 8
Michigan 56 21201 0.001 6

Notes

'A figure of zero indicates that we don't have data for this name (usually because it's quite uncommon and our stats don't go down that far). It doesn't mean that there's no-one with that name at all!

For less common surnames, the figures get progressively less reliable the fewer holders of that name there are. This data is aggregated from several public lists, and some stats are interpolated from known values. The margin of error is well over 100% at the rarest end of the table!

For less common surnames, the frequency and "per million" values may be 0 even though there are people with that name. That's because they represent less than one in a million of the population, which ends up as 0 after rounding.

It's possible for a surname to gain in rank and/or total while being less common per million people (or vice versa) as there are now more surnames in the USA as a result of immigration. In mathematical terms, the tail has got longer, with a far larger number of less common surnames.

Figures for top states show firstly the states where most people called LEVETT live. This obviously tends to be biased towards the most populous states. The second set of figures show where people called LEVETT represent the biggest proportion of the population. So, in this case, there are more people called LEVETT in Alabama than any other state, but you are more likely to find a LEVETT by picking someone at random in Alabama than anywhere else.

Classification and Origin of LEVETT

Region of origin: British Isles

Country of origin: England

Language of origin: English

Ethnic origin: English

Religious origin: Christian

Name derivation: Diminutive

Data for religion and/or language relates to the culture in which the LEVETT surname originated. It does not necessarily have any correlation with the language spoken, or religion practised, by the majority of current American citizens with that name.

Data for ethnic origin relates to the region and country in which the LEVETT surname originated. It does not necessarily have any correlation with the ethnicity of the majority of current American citizens with that name.

Ethnic distribution of LEVETT in the USA

Classification Total Percent
White (Caucasian) 372 56.45
Black/African American 276 41.88
White (Hispanic) 7 1.06
Asian/Pacific Less than 100 Insignificant
Mixed Race Less than 100 Insignificant
Native American/Alaskan Less than 100 0

Ethnic distribution data shows the number and percentage of people with the LEVETT surname who reported their ethnic background as being in these broad categories in the most recent national census.

Meaning of LEVETT in historical publications

LEVETT. LEVIT. 1. Fr. le Vite, "the quick, speedy, or swift." 2. From one of the places in Normandy called Livet. The Itin. de la Normandic mentions no less than eight of these.

Lower, Mark A (1860) Patronymica Britannica: a dictionary of the family names of the United Kingdom. London: J.R. Smith. Public Domain.


Similar names to LEVETT

The following names have similar spellings or pronunciations as LEVETT.

This does not necessarily imply a direct relationship between the names, but may indicate names that could be mistaken for this one when written down or misheard.

Matches are generated automatically by a combination of Soundex, Metaphone and Levenshtein matching.

Potential typos for LEVETT

The following words are slight variants of LEVETT that are likely to be possible typos or misspellings in written material.