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Legore Name Meaning

Possibly Italian a nickname for a fleet-footed or timid person from a northern variant of standard Italian lepre ‘hare’. However only the plural form Legori is attested in Italian records.

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


Similar surnames: Lepore, Levere, Lepre, Pecore, Tenore, Legate, Lege, Legere, Legare

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Where is the Legore family from?

You can see how Legore families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Legore family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Legore families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Legore family living in New Brunswick. This was 100% of all the recorded Legore's in Canada. New Brunswick had the highest population of Legore families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Legore surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Legore ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Legore. 32% of Legore men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Legore women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Legore were Farmer and Saleslady. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    32%
  • Truck Driver
    12%
  • Attendant
    12%
  • Farmer
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    34%
  • Laborer
    34%
  • Saleslady
    34%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Legore. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Legore census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 136 immigration records available for the last name Legore. 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 Cards

There are 289 military records available for the last name Legore. For the veterans among your Legore ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Legore lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Legore life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Legore in 1957 was 55, and 83 in 2004.

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