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Legare Family History

Legare Name Meaning
French (Legaré): nickname from the past participle of Old French esgarer ‘to be troubled or abandoned’.

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

83,890 Historical Documents with Legare on Ancestry.com
20,289 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,762 Military Records
1,098 Immigration Records
16,919 Census and Voter Lists
43,822 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Legare Families

  • Number of Legare families
     32 - 61
     11 - 31
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Legare families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Legare last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Legare census records

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Legare Family Origin

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Legare Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Legare 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 Legare

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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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Legare Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Legare census records

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Legare Civil War Service Records

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