The name Leggett in Ireland is of immigrant origin having been brought to the country by settlers who arrived from Sctoland especially during the seventeenth century. Most families located in the Province of Ulster and it is in the Northern Counties that the majority of descendants can still today be found.

variations: Legat, Leggat, Leggatt, Leggate, Legatt, Legget, Leggett, Liggat, Ligget, Liggett and many more.

Motto: " Jesus, homisum salvatore", Jesus. The savior of mankind.