Ledger Family History

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Ledger Name Meaning

from a Norman personal name, Leodegar, Old French Legier, of Germanic origin, composed of the elements liut ‘people’, ‘tribe’ + gar, ger ‘spear’. The name was borne by a 7th-century bishop of Autun, whose fame contributed to the popularity of the name in France. (In Germany the name was connected with a different saint, an 8th-century bishop of Münster.) variant of Letcher, in part a deliberate alteration to avoid the association with Middle English lecheor ‘lecher’.

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


Similar surnames: Leger, Reder, Lever, Lodge, Rediger, Seeger, Eger, Leiser, Deger

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Ledger Family Origin

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Ledger Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Hunter

    17%
  • Labourer

    17%
  • Painter

    17%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Ledger family was Painter. Farmer, Hunter and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ledger. The most common Ledger occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Ledger's were Farmers.

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Ledger Life Expectancy

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