Legel Family History

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Legel Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of French Legault.

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


Similar surnames: Leben, Leger, Lege, Legree, Lengel, Level, Hegel, Logel, Legro

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Legel Family Origin

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Legel Family Occupations

What did your Legel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Legel occupation in the USA was Brewer. 17% of Legel's were Brewers. A less common occupation for the Legel family was Farmer. Brewer, Butcher and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Legel.

View Census data for Legel | Data not to scale

  • Brewer

    17%
  • Butcher

    17%
  • Cabinet Maker

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%

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

Legel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Legel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Legel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Legel

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Legel. 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 Legel. For the veterans among your Legel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Legel Life Expectancy

What is the average Legel lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Legel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Legel in 1962 was 42, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Legel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Legel 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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