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Bedard Name Meaning

French: nickname for someone with a fat belly, from a derivative of bedaine, a regional variant of boudaine ‘fat’. Alternatively, it may be a variant of Bedat, a habitational name from a place so named.

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


Similar surnames: Beard, Bard, Benard, Bogard, Bayard, Bedford, Bear, Berard, Bejar

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Bedard Family Origin

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Bedard Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bedard family was Blacksmith. Carpenter, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bedard. The most common Bedard occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 13% of Bedard's were Carpenters.

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Bedard Life Expectancy

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