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Legree Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of French Legris, a variant of gris ‘gray’, with the definite article le.

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


Similar surnames: Lagree, Legate, Degree, Lepre, Legros, Levee, Labree, Legro, Legrow

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Legree Family Origin

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Legree Family Occupations

What did your Legree ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Legree occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Legree's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Legree. A less common occupation for the Legree family was Saloon Keeper.

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Farm Laborer

    13%
  • Painter

    13%
  • Saloon Keeper

    13%

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

Legree Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Legree. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Legree 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Legree. 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 Legree. For the veterans among your Legree ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Legree Life Expectancy

What is the average Legree lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Legree life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Legree in 1957 was 52, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Legree

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Legree 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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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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