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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Leavenworth mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Leavenworth

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Alt. Meaning

L is for lively, your life is full of energy!

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

V is for valiant, the way you approach life!

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

N is for number one, make sure to take care of yourself above all others

W is for wise, more tomorrow that today.

O is for outgoing, so sociable are you

R is for rock star, let it out!

T is for tough, for you are not easily broken

H is for hero, as you appear to many.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Leavenworth

Scotty Leavenworth is an actor. He was most prominent from 1994 to present. Scotty was given the name Scott Alexander Leavenworth on May 21st, 1990 in Riverside, California.


Elias W. Leavenworth was a mayor, politician, and lawyer. Elias was born on December 20th, 1803 in Canaan, New York, United States. He passed away on November 25th, 1887.


Jesse was born in 1807. He passed away in 1885.


Jack was born on July 20th, 1881 in Wallingford, Connecticut. Jack is also known as Leavenworth, John Wallace; Leavenworth, and John W.. He breathed his last breath on August 8th, 1961.


Francis was born on September 3rd, 1858. He passed away on November 12th, 1928.


His military service ended in 1862. Abel was born on September 3rd, 1828 in Vermont. He breathed his last breath on June 3rd, 1901.


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Popularity of Leavenworth as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Leavenworth U.S.
  White 92.16% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.34% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.49% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.44% 16.26%

Of Last Name Leavenworth

People with the last name Leavenworth are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Leavenworth

  • How Popular is the name Leavenworth? As a last name Leavenworth was the 41,579th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Leavenworth? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Leavenworth was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Leavenworth: Your name in reverse order is Htrownevael. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ehnwlovtera. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Leavenworth? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 523 people with the last name Leavenworth.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Leavenworth? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Leavenworth as their last name since less than 1 person in 556k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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