Legge Family History

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Legge Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Legg.

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


Similar surnames: Hegge, Legg, Legate, Bigge, Tagge, Legree, Egge, Ledger, Mugge, Lence

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Legge Family Origin

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Legge Family Occupations

What did your Legge ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Labourer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Legge. The most common Legge occupation in Canada was Farmer. 51% of Legge's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Legge family was Photo Lithographer.

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  • Farmer

    51%
  • Labourer

    11%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Photo Lithographer

    5%

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

Legge Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Legge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Legge 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 Legge. 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 Legge. For the veterans among your Legge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Legge Life Expectancy

What is the average Legge lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Legge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Legge in 1946 was 34, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Legge

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Legge 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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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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