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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


Similar surnames: Leger, Reder, Lever, Lodge, Rediger, Seeger, Eger, Leiser, Deger

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Ledger Family Origin

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Ledger Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Ledger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Ledger's were Farmers. 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.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Clerk In Store

    3%

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Ledger Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Ledger ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Ledger Life Expectancy

What is the average Ledger lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, Ledger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Ledger in 1956 was 64, and 67 in 2004.

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