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Legard Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): from a Norman female personal name, Legard, derived from the Germanic name Liutgard (borne by Charlemagne’s wife), composed of the elements liut ‘people’, ‘tribe’ + gard ‘enclosure’. French: metonymic occupational name for a gardener, or status name for someone who owned garden, from Old French gard ‘garden’ with the definite article le.

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

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Legard Family Origin

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Legard Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    29%
  • Blacksmith

    14%
  • Cabinet Maker

    14%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Legard. A less common occupation for the Legard family was Cabinet Maker. The most common Legard occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Legard's were Farmers.

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Legard Life Expectancy

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