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Legan Family History

Legan Name Meaning
English: unexplained. 1881: 21; 58, inc Legon; also Leggan, Leggon.

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

34,863 Historical Documents with Legan on Ancestry.com
6,756 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,398 Military Records
1,450 Immigration Records
8,070 Census and Voter Lists
17,189 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Legan Families

  • Number of Legan families
     11 - 19
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Legan families
     10 - 18
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Legan families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Legan census records

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Legan Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Legan families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Legan Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Legan families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Legan

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Legan Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Legan census records

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Legan Civil War Service Records

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