Legrand Family History

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Legrand Name Meaning

French and English: nickname from Old French grand, grant ‘tall’, ‘large’ (occasionally used to denote seniority rather than size), with the French definite article le. It was taken to the U.S. also as Huguenot name.

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


Similar surnames: Degrand, Legard, Grand, Ferrand, Legros, Lagrand, Legrande, Lebrun

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Legrand Family Origin

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Legrand Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Legrand. The most common Legrand occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Legrand's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Legrand family was Farm Laborer.

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Legrand Historical Records

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Legrand Life Expectancy

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