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Legate Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Leggett. English: from a medieval personal name, a variant of Legard 1 or Leger 1. French (Breton): nickname from Breton gad ‘hare’, with the le.

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


Similar surnames: Legard, Legates, Agate, Legare, Legree, Lege, Legette, Legato

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Legate Family Origin

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Legate Family Occupations

What did your Legate ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Farmer Son and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Legate. A less common occupation for the Legate family was Milliner. The most common Legate occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Legate's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Farmer Son

    20%
  • Blacksmith

    10%
  • Milliner

    10%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Legate ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Legate Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Legate. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Legate 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Legate. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Legate. For the veterans among your Legate ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Legate Life Expectancy

What is the average Legate lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Legate life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Legate in 1954 was 46, and 60 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Legate

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Legate ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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