Lege Family History

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Lege Name Meaning

French: of uncertain origin. With two syllables (Legé), it may be a variant of French Le Gai, a nickname for a cheerful person (see Gay, Dugay).

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

Similar surnames: Loge, Leger, Lage, Leve, Lese, Legg, Ege, Lemer, Leber, Ledet

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Lege Family Origin

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Lege Family Occupations

What did your Lege ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lege family was Bar Keeper. The most common Lege occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Lege's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lege.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Bar Keeper


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

Lege Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Lege. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lege 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 629 immigration records available for the last name Lege. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Lege. For the veterans among your Lege ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lege Life Expectancy

What is the average Lege lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Lege life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Lege in 1958 was 48, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lege

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lege 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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