Blackard Family History

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Blackard Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: of uncertain etymology: perhaps a derivative of the nickname black heart, or from blackguard, a Tudor term denoting a group of the lowest-class menials in a household. Perhaps also an altered spelling of German Blackert.

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

Similar surnames: Black, Packard, Blackert, Lackland, Backer, Blacker, Ballard, Rickard

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Blackard Family Origin

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Blackard Family Occupations

What did your Blackard ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Blackard occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Blackard's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blackard. A less common occupation for the Blackard family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming

  • Carpenter


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

Blackard Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Blackard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blackard 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 239 immigration records available for the last name Blackard. 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 Blackard. For the veterans among your Blackard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Blackard Life Expectancy

What is the average Blackard lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Blackard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Blackard in 1952 was 58, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blackard

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blackard 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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