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Byrd Family History

Byrd Name Meaning
English: variant spelling of Bird.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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342,634 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
59,472 Military Records
5,955 Immigration Records
181,388 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Byrd Families

  • Number of Byrd families
     351 - 700
     118 - 350
     1 - 117
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Byrd families
     32 - 61
     11 - 31
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Byrd families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Byrd Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Byrd families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Byrd Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Byrd families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Byrd

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Byrd Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Byrd census records

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Byrd Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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