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Leggett Name Meaning

English: occupational name for an ambassador or representative, from Middle English and Old French legat, Latin legatus, ‘one who is appointed or ordained’. The name may also have been a pageant name or given to an person elected to represent his village at a manor court.

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


Similar surnames: Liggett, Eggett, Meggett, Ledger, Claggett, Doggett, Edgett, Jewett

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Leggett Family Origin

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Leggett Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, the most common Leggett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Leggett's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leggett. A less common occupation for the Leggett family was Farming.

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Leggett Historical Records

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Leggett Life Expectancy

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