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Ledger Name Meaning

from a Norman personal name, Leodegar, Old French Legier, of Germanic origin, composed of the elements liut ‘people’, ‘tribe’ + gar, ger ‘spear’. The name was borne by a 7th-century bishop of Autun, whose fame contributed to the popularity of the name in France. (In Germany the name was connected with a different saint, an 8th-century bishop of Münster.) variant of Letcher, in part a deliberate alteration to avoid the association with Middle English lecheor ‘lecher’.

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

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Ledger Family Origin

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Ledger Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Clerk In Store

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ledger. A less common occupation for the Ledger family was Clerk In Store. The most common Ledger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Ledger's were Farmers.

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Ledger Life Expectancy

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