Legate Family History

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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 1921, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Legate. 34% of Legate men worked as a Farmer and 60% of Legate women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Legate were Agent and Nurse

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Student
  • Salesman
  • Agent

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Teacher
  • Operator
  • Nurse

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Legate Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 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 653 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 2,000 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.

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