Between 1900 and 2019 there were 398 births of Leger in the countries below, which represents an average of 3 births of children bearing the first name Leger per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 0 birth.

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In Italiano Nome Leger   

Information about the first name Leger

We celebrate Leger on October 2nd
The first name Leger has been assigned to:
100.00% to boys
0.00% to girls
The country where the first name Leger is the most common is:
FR France
This first name is on trend: Male
This first name has 5 letters including 2 vowels and 3 consonants

Anagrams of the first name Leger

An anagram is a word that contains the same letters of another word. Here is the list of first names which are an anagram of Leger : Egler, Regel

Anacyclics of the first name Leger

An anacyclic is a word or phrase that can be read in the normal sense of reading or in the opposite direction. Here is the list of names that are anonymous of the given name Leger: Regel

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Origin and meaning of name Leger

US English
Etymology src :
  • Borrowed from French léger, assumed to be from Latin leviarius, from levis (“light in weight”). See levity.
Etymology src :
  • A variant of ledger.
Etymology (Adjective) src :
  • leger (comparative more leger, superlative most leger)
  • (obsolete) Light; slender, slim; trivial.
  • (Can we find and add a quotation of Francis Bacon to this entry?)
Etymology (Adjective) src :
  • leger (comparative more leger, superlative most leger)
  • Lying or remaining in a place; hence, resident.
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • leger (plural legers)
  • An ambassador or minister resident at a court or seat of government; a leiger or lieger.
  • 1655, Thomas Fuller, Church-History of Britain
  • Sir Edward Carne, the queen's leger at Rome
  • (obsolete) Anything that lies in a place; that which, or one who, remains in a place.
  • (obsolete) Alternative form of ledger (“book for keeping notes, especially one for keeping accounting records”)
Etymology (Verb) src :
  • leger (third-person singular simple present legers, present participle legering, simple past and past participle legered)
  • (transitive, intransitive, Britain, fishing) Alternative form of ledger (“to use (a certain type of bait) in bottom fishing; to engage in bottom fishing”)
Anagrams src :
  • regle
Anagrams src :
  • regle
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈlɛdʒə(ɹ)/
Proper noun src :
  • Leger (plural Legers)
  • A surname​.
Middle English
Noun src :
  • leger
  • Alternative form of lygger
ID Indonesian
Etymology src :
  • From Dutch legger (“ledger”).
Noun src :
  • lègêr (plural, first-person possessive legerku, second-person possessive legermu, third-person possessive legernya)
  • (education) a ledger, the marking register.
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /lɛɡər/
  • Hyphenation: lè‧gêr
Old English
Etymology src :
  • From Proto-Germanic *legrą, from Proto-Indo-European *legʰ-. Cognate with Old Frisian leger, Old Saxon legar, Dutch leger (“bed, camp, army”), Old High German legar (German Lager (“camp”)), Old Norse legr (Danish lejr, Swedish läger (“bed”)), Gothic 𐌻𐌹𐌲𐍂𐍃 (ligrs). The Indo-European root is also the source of Ancient Greek λέχος (lékhos), Latin lectus (“bed”), Proto-Celtic *leg- (Old Irish lige, Irish luighe), Proto-Slavic *ležati (Russian лежа́ть (ležátʹ)).
Noun src :
  • leġer n
  • the state or action of lying, lying down, or lying ill
  • resting-place; couch, bed
  • deathbed, grave
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈle.jer/
Noun (Descendants) src :
  • Middle English: leir, leire, lair, lare
  • English: lair
  • Scots: lair, lear, layer, lare
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /leˈɡer/
Verb src :
  • leger
  • to read
SE Swedish
Adjective src :
  • leger (comparative legerare, superlative legerast)
  • Alternative form of legär
Anagrams src :
  • regel
Verb src :
  • lēger
  • first-person singular present passive subjunctive of lēgō
NL Dutch
Etymology src :
  • From Middle Dutch leger, ultimately from Proto-Germanic *legrą.
Etymology src :
  • See the etymology of the main entry.
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • leger n (plural legers, diminutive legertje n)
  • army, armed forces
  • form (habitation of a hare)
  • (archaic) bed, crib
  • (figurative) mass, multitude
  • Short for dijkleger.
Etymology (Adjective) src :
  • leger
  • Comparative form of leeg
Etymology (Verb) src :
  • leger
  • first-person singular present indicative of legeren
  • imperative of legeren
Anagrams src :
  • geler, regel
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈleː.ɣər/
  • Hyphenation: le‧ger
  • Rhymes: -eːɣər
DE German
Etymology src :
  • Borrowed from French léger.
Adjective src :
  • leger (comparative legerer, superlative am legersten)
  • casual, informal
  • (of clothing) dressed down
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /leˈʒɛːɐ̯/, /leˈʒeːɐ̯/
  • Hyphenation: le‧ger
NO Norwegian Nynorsk
Noun src :
  • leger f
  • indefinite plural of lege
NO Norwegian Bokmål
Noun src :
  • leger m
  • indefinite plural of lege
Verb src :
  • leger
  • present of lege

Popularity of the name Leger

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Total births of Leger by country

Births with the first name Leger
1900 - 2019
1980 - 2019

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Personalities with the first name Leger

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Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Leger

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