Legan Family History

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Legan Name Meaning

English: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Leman, Logan, Lean, Segan, Legnon, Leap, Leyman, Leon, Organ, Rega

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Legan Family Origin

Where is the Legan family from?

Legan Family Occupations

What did your Legan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Legan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Legan's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Legan. A less common occupation for the Legan family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Laborer

    21%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Legan Historical Records

What Legan family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Legan Life Expectancy

What is the average Legan lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Legan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Legan in 1948 was 65, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Legan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Legan 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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