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Bardo Name Meaning

from the medieval personal name Bardo, a short form of Isembardo, Lombardo, or Bernardo, for example. (Sicily) possibly from Arabic balad ‘plot’, ‘village’.

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

Similar surnames: Nardo, Baldo, Bardon, Cardo, Baro, Barto, Barko, Pardo, Barco, Bardi

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Where is the Bardo family from?

You can see how Bardo families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bardo family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bardo families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Bardo families living in Indiana. This was about 50% of all the recorded Bardo's in the USA. Indiana had the highest population of Bardo families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bardo surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bardo ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bardo. 24% of Bardo men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Bardo women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bardo were Barber and Housewife.

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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

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Labor
  • Barber

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
  • Stenographer
  • Waitress
  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Bardo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bardo census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 578 immigration records available for the last name Bardo. 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 Cards

There are 996 military records available for the last name Bardo. For the veterans among your Bardo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bardo lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Bardo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Bardo in 1950 was 43, and 78 in 2004.

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