Legler Family History

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Legler Name Meaning

occupational name for a maker of small barrels, from Middle High German legel ‘small barrel’ + the agent suffix -er. Variant of Legner (see Lechner).

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

Similar surnames: Hegler, Pegler, Segler, Kugler, Kegler, Degler, Hemler, Egler, Besler

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Legler Family Origin

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Legler Family Occupations

What did your Legler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Legler family was Merchant. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Legler. The most common Legler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Legler's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Merchant


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

Legler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Legler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Legler 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Legler. 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 Legler. For the veterans among your Legler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Legler Life Expectancy

What is the average Legler lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Legler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Legler in 1954 was 25, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Legler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Legler 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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