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Attard Name Meaning

Maltese: variant of Italian Attardo. English: of uncertain origin, perhaps a topographic name for someone living ‘at the hard’. The noun hard, in Essex and elsewhere, denotes a short causeway leading from the shore into the sea, used by fishermen. Alternatively, the reference may have been to an area of firm ground in a marshy area.

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


Similar surnames: Attardo, Agard, Pittard, Allard, Matter, Howard, Maynard, Gard

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Where is the Attard family from?

You can see how Attard families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Attard family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Attard families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 9 Attard families living in Michigan. This was about 36% of all the recorded Attard's in the USA. Michigan had the highest population of Attard families in 1920.
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What did your Attard ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Porter and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Attard. 27% of Attard men worked as a Porter.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Porter
    27%
  • Laborer
    22%
  • Janitor
    11%
  • Mechanic
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    100%
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Passenger Lists

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

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What is the average Attard lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Attard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Attard in 1960 was 41, and 82 in 2004.

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