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Leggiero Name Meaning

Southern Italian: derogatory nickname from Sicilian leggeru, leggiu ‘light’, in the sense ‘superficial’, ‘vain’ ‘irresponsible’.

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


Similar surnames: Leggio, Leger, Ruggiero, Legore, Guggino, Pensiero, Lenger, Liggio

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Leggiero Family Origin

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Leggiero Family Occupations

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Leggiero Historical Records

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Passenger List

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Leggiero Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Leggiero life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Leggiero in 1958 was 69, and 92 in 2004.

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