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

What did your Legrand ancestors do for a living?

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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  • General Commn Agent

    25%
  • Insurance Agent

    25%
  • Joiner

    25%
  • Sub Manager Of Hotel

    25%

In 1881, the most common Legrand occupation in the UK was General Commn Agent. 25% of Legrand's were General Commn Agents. General Commn Agent, Insurance Agent and Joiner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Legrand. A less common occupation for the Legrand family was Sub Manager Of Hotel.

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Legrand Historical Records

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Legrand Life Expectancy

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