History of your Surname
Get access to Legerski family records.Start a 14-Day Free Trial

Legerski Family History

Legerski Surname Meaning

Polish: derivative of Old Polish legier ‘camp warehouse’ a derivative of German Lager .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Lagowski, Literski, Lazarski, Lemanski, Lesinski, Lewinski, Koperski

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Legerski family from?

You can see how Legerski families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Legerski family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Legerski families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 3 Legerski families living in Arizona. This was about 16% of all the recorded Legerski's in USA. Arizona and 4 other states had the highest population of Legerski families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Legerski surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Legerski ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Legerski. 38% of Legerski men worked as a Laborer. .

View Census Data for Legerski | Data not to scale

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

United States shown, England data unavailable

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Miner
  • Farmer
  • Farm Laborer
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Legerski family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 325 census records available for the last name Legerski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Legerski census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search Australian census records for Legerski

Passenger Lists

There are 72 immigration records available for the last name Legerski. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

View all Legerski immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 113 military records available for the last name Legerski. For the veterans among your Legerski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Legerski military records

You've only scratched the surface of Legerski family history

Discover More

What is the average Legerski lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Legerski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Legerski in 1963 was 73, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Legerski

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Legerski family tree

Explore Your Tree

Browse profiles of historical people with the Legerski last name

Search for another surname
Enter last name/surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial