Akard Family History

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Akard Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Eckhardt.

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


Similar surnames: Ikerd, Sward, Ikard, Bard, Bankard, Leard, Karr, Kari, Gard, Canard

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Akard Family Origin

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Akard Family Occupations

What did your Akard ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Akard family was Cattle Dealer. The most common Akard occupation in the USA was Farmer. 65% of Akard's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Akard.

View Census data for Akard | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    65%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Cattle Dealer

    4%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Akard ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Akard Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Akard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Akard census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Akard. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Akard. For the veterans among your Akard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Akard Life Expectancy

What is the average Akard lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Akard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Akard in 1947 was 27, and 44 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Akard

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Akard ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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