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Bogard Family History

Bogard Name Meaning

Dutch: shortened form of van den Bogaard, a topographic name for someone living by an orchard, Dutch Boomgaard, or a habitational name from any of various places named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Bongard, Bard, Board, Sogard, Agard, Logar, Bogert, Bovard, Bogar

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Where is the Bogard family from?

You can see how Bogard families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bogard family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Bogard families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 14 Bogard families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 25% of all the recorded Bogard's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Bogard families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bogard surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bogard ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bogard. 24% of Bogard men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Bogard women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bogard were Farm Laborer and Seamstress.

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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
    24%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Farm Laborer
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    11%
  • Housekeeper
    10%
  • Housewife
    10%
  • Seamstress
    7%
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Census Records

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Bogard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bogard 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 748 immigration records available for the last name Bogard. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Bogard. For the veterans among your Bogard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bogard lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Bogard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Bogard in 1951 was 61, and 72 in 2004.

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