Legnon Family History

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Legnon Name Meaning

French: unexplained; perhaps a habitational name from Leignon in Namur, in French-speaking Belgium. This name occurs chiefly in Louisiana.

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

Similar surnames: Vernon, Leon, Wagnon, Leano, Leino, Levron, Lefton, Lennon, Magnon

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Legnon Family Origin

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Legnon Family Occupations

What did your Legnon ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Legnon family was Planter. The most common Legnon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Legnon's were Farmers. Farmer and Keep House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Legnon.

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  • Farmer

  • Keep House

  • Planter


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

Legnon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 976 census records available for the last name Legnon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Legnon 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 169 immigration records available for the last name Legnon. 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 397 military records available for the last name Legnon. For the veterans among your Legnon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Legnon Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Legnon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Legnon in 1950 was 59, and 85 in 2004.

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