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Bankard Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized spelling of French Ban(c)quart, metonymic occupational name for a carter, from Old French bancart ‘bench of a wagon or cart’, later a particular type of cart.

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


Similar surnames: Bayard, Tankard, Packard, Hansard, Callard, Banker, Baynard, Bungard

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Bankard Family Origin

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Bankard Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • House Keeping

    5%
  • Beef Butcher

    2%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and House Keeping were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bankard. A less common occupation for the Bankard family was Beef Butcher. The most common Bankard occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Bankard's were Farmers.

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Bankard Historical Records

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Bankard Life Expectancy

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