Legate Family History

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Legate Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Leggett. English: from a medieval personal name, a variant of Legard 1 or Leger 1. French (Breton): nickname from Breton gad ‘hare’, with the le.

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

Similar surnames: Legard, Legates, Agate, Legare, Legree, Lege, Legette, Legato

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Legate Family Origin

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Legate Family Occupations

What did your Legate ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Brick Burner and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Legate. 4% of Legate men worked as a Brick Burner and 67% of Legate women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Legate were Asplalter Heavy Worker and Book Binder Factory

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Brick Burner
  • General Labourer
  • Ammunition Despatcher
  • Asplalter Heavy Worker

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Dressmaker
  • assistant Fancy Goods
  • Book Binder Factory

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Legate Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Legate. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Legate 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 653 immigration records available for the last name Legate. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Legate. For the veterans among your Legate ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Legate Life Expectancy

What is the average Legate lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Legate life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Legate in 1954 was 46, and 60 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Legate

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Legate 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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