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The distinguished and ancient German surname Leglore is derived from the Middle High German "legel," meaning "small barrel." This name may have been initially bestowed as a nickname on an overweight person. Alternatively, the name may be derived from the Middle High German "laegele," meaning "barrel maker"; in this case, the name refers specifically to someone who makes small wine barrels.

Leglore Early Origins



The surname Leglore was first found in Swabia, where the name is thought to have first emerged. The name Leglore was a prominent one during this formative period; the Leglore family played a major role in the early history of the region, and contributed greatly to the development of medieval Swabian society.

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Leglore Early History


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Leglore Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Leglore research. Another 297 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1271, 1271, 1291, 1358, 1801, 1873, 1823, 1897, 1852 and 1919 are included under the topic Early Leglore History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Leglore Spelling Variations


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Leglore Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Legler, Legeler, Lagler, Laegeler, Lägeler, Lägler and many more.

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Leglore Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Leglore Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Leglore Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jacob Legler, who settled in Philadelphia in 1743; Christian Legler, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1817; Magdalena Legler, who came to New Orleans in 1836.

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