Legler Family History

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Legler Name Meaning

occupational name for a maker of small barrels, from Middle High German legel ‘small barrel’ + the agent suffix -er. Variant of Legner (see Lechner).

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


Similar surnames: Hegler, Pegler, Segler, Kugler, Kegler, Degler, Hemler, Egler, Besler

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Legler Family Origin

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Legler Family Occupations

What did your Legler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Legler. 21% of Legler men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Legler women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Legler were Carpenter and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    21%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Carpenter
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    16%
  • Teacher
    11%
  • Servant
    9%
  • Bookkeeper
    7%

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

Legler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Legler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Legler 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Legler. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Legler. For the veterans among your Legler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Legler Life Expectancy

What is the average Legler lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Legler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Legler in 1954 was 25, and 79 in 2004.

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