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There are approximately 771 people named Leggat in the UK. That makes it the 8,351th most common surname overall. Out of every million people in the UK, approximately 12 are named Leggat.

Region of origin

British Isles

Country of origin

Scotland

Language of origin

Gaelic

Religion of origin

Christian

Classification

Celtic
Status Name

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The Leggat surname in historical dictionaries

Patronymica Britannica (1860)

LEGGAT. Lat. legatns, a legate, ambassador. At the date of the Domesday survey, Hervey Legatus was a tenant in capite in co. Bucks, and Richard Legatus had the same tenure in co. Gloucester.

Lower, Mark A (1860) Patronymica Britannica: a dictionary of the family names of the United Kingdom. London: J.R. Smith. Public Domain.

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