First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Legere

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Alt. Meaning

L is for listen, one of your best traits.

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

G is for glisten, a sparkle in your eye.

E is for extra, those little things you do!

R is for realist, the way you are.

E is for empathy, and your consideration for the feelings of others

Notable Persons With the Last Name Legere

John Legere is a corporate executive. John was born on June 4th, 1958.


Allan Legere is a criminal. Allan is also known as The Monster of the Miramichi.



Ricky was born on December 21st, 1985 in Norco, California.


Marlon was born on October 10th, 1975.


Felton was born on September 18th, 1913 in Stoney Island, Nova Scotia. He died on August 15th, 1963.


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Popularity of Legere as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Legere U.S.
  White 92.42% 64.26%
  African American 4.19% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.53% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.22% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.88% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.76% 16.26%

Of Last Name Legere

People with the last name Legere are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Legere

  • How Popular is the name Legere? As a last name Legere was the 13,427th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Legere first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Legere is Tuesday, March 10th, 1885.
  • How unique is the name Legere? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Legere. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Legere: Your name in reverse order is Eregel. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Elrgee. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Legere? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,270 people with the last name Legere.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Legere? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Legere as their last name since less than 1 person in 130k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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