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Legendre Name Meaning

French: status name from Old French gendre ‘son-in-law’, with the definite article le. See also Gendron. This is a Huguenot name.

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


Similar surnames: Letendre, Lemer, Lefevre, Lepere, Levene, Leger, Lalande, Legare

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Legendre Family Origin

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Legendre Family Occupations

What did your Legendre ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Legendre family was Carpenter. Laborer, Keeping House and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Legendre. The most common Legendre occupation in the USA was Laborer. 18% of Legendre's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    18%
  • Keeping House

    15%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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

Legendre Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Legendre Life Expectancy

What is the average Legendre lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Legendre life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Legendre in 1952 was 59, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Legendre

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Legendre 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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