Leclere Family History

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Leclere Name Meaning

French (Leclère): metronymic from a female personal name from the dialect word clère ‘clear’ (modern French clair(e)), with the definite article le, which was feminine in the old Picard dialect. The surname may also be derived from a place in Seine-Maritime called Clère, which comes from the name of a river which rises there, La Clères ‘clear river’. North American spelling variant of Leclair or Leclerc.

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


Similar surnames: Leclerc, Lemer, Legree, Uecker, Leclercq, Lepere, Peeler, Dehler

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Leclere Family Origin

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Leclere Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Leclere family was Blacksmith. The most common Leclere occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Leclere's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leclere.

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • At Home

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

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Leclere Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Leclere Life Expectancy

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Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Leclere life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Leclere in 1941 was 40, and 66 in 2004.

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