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Leclair Name Meaning

French: from the adjective clair ‘bright’, ‘light’. Generally this would have been a nickname for a cheerful individual, although derivation from the personal name Clair (see Clare) is also possible. North American spelling variant of Leclerc.

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


Similar surnames: Auclair, Laclair, Clair, Claire, Leclerc, Laclaire, Claar, Gisclair

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Leclair Family Origin

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Leclair Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    3%
  • Painter

    3%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leclair. A less common occupation for the Leclair family was Painter. The most common Leclair occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Leclair's were Farmers.

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Leclair Historical Records

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Leclair Life Expectancy

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