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Girouard Family History

Girouard Name Meaning
French: from Gérouard; according to Morlet, from the Germanic personal name Geroward, Giroward, composed of the elements gar, ger ‘spear’, ‘lance’ + ward ‘guardian’. Dauzat, on the other hand, describes it as a derivative of Geroul, a compound of gar, ger + wolf, wulf ‘wolf’.

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

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Name Distribution of Girouard Families

  • Number of Girouard families
     39 - 76
     14 - 38
     1 - 13
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Girouard Family Origin

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Girouard Immigration Information

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Girouard Family Occupations

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