Legato Family History

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Legato Name Meaning

Italian: from legato ‘legate’, ‘envoy of the Roman Catholic Church’, presumably either a nickname for one who gave himself the air of a papal legate, or an occupational name for someone in the service of a legate.

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

Similar surnames: Lato, Legate, Leggio, Lobato, Legard, Lovato, Leath, Leach, Lento

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Legato Family Origin

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Legato Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Legato occupation in the USA was Farming. 100% of Legato's were Farmings.

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  • Farming


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Legato Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 649 census records available for the last name Legato. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Legato 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 244 immigration records available for the last name Legato. 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 155 military records available for the last name Legato. For the veterans among your Legato ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Legato Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Legato life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Legato in 1963 was 84, and 58 in 2004.

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