Board Name Meaning

English: from Old English bord ‘board’, ‘plank’, ‘table’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a carpenter or a topographic name for someone who lived in a plank-built cottage.

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


Similar surnames: Bard, Coard, Bark, Beard, Byard, Bogard, Bold, Gard, Nord, Borg

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Board Family Origin

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Board Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Board. A less common occupation for the Board family was Laborer. The most common Board occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Board's were Farmers.

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Board Historical Records

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Board Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Board life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1943. The average life expectancy for Board in 1943 was 100, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Board

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