Leger Name Meaning

French (Léger) and English: from the Germanic personal name Leodegar (see Ledger). French: nickname from léger ‘light’, ‘superficial’. English: see Letcher. Dutch (also de Leger): occupational name from Middle Dutch legger, ligger ‘bailiff’, ‘tax collector’.

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

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Leger Family Origin

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Leger Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Barber

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, the most common Leger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Leger's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leger. A less common occupation for the Leger family was Carpenter.

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Leger Historical Records

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Leger Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Leger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Leger in 1951 was 22, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leger

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