Origins Available: French, Scottish
patronymic name; it is derived from the given name Adigari, a Germanic personal name. It means "noble spear." Such militaristic names were quite popular in the Middle Ages, which was an era of almost permanent warfare in Europe. The formulation of the surname started as L'ardigari, which was shortened and corrupted over time to the current version of the name.
Early Origins of the Legue family
family seat since ancient times.
Early History of the Legue family
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Legue Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Lagier, Lagiez, Lagié, Lagiée, Lagiait, Lagiais, Lagiaies, Lagiay, Lagiest, Lagiet, Lagyer, Lagyez, Lagyé, Lagyée, Lagyait, Lagyais, Lagyaies, Lagyay, Lagyest and many more.
Early Notables of the Legue family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Legue family to the New World and Oceana
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Legue Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
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