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Leclerc Name Meaning

French: from le clerc ‘the clerk’, occupational name for a scribe or secretary (see Clerc, Clark). North American spelling variant of Leclair, Leclere.

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


Similar surnames: Leclere, Clerc, Leclercq, Clerk, Legler, Lemer, Beucler, Meckler

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Leclerc Family Origin

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Leclerc Family Occupations

What did your Leclerc ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Leclerc family was Clerk. Farmer, Laborer and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leclerc. The most common Leclerc occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Leclerc's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Cigar Maker

    6%
  • Clerk

    6%

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

Leclerc Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Leclerc Life Expectancy

What is the average Leclerc lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Leclerc life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1961. The average life expectancy for Leclerc in 1955 was 51, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leclerc

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leclerc 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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