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Origins of the Legge surname

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About the Legges

We have a total number of 18547 records for people with the last name Legge.

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Where do most Legges live?

In 1921, most Legges lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Legges

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 14,900 records for the Legge surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Legges most likely to marry?

Smiths

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Browns

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What are the most common Legge first names?

  • William
  • John
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Legges

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Legges in 1921
Dressmaker

82

Domestic Servant

49

General Servant Domestic

43

Laundress

30

Private Means

30

Common Male occupations for Legges in 1921
Clerk

39

General Labourer

38

Cabinet Maker

34

Agricultural Labourer

27

Bricklayer

27

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