Bullard Family History

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Bullard Name Meaning

most probably from bullward, an occupational name for someone who looked after a bull. alternatively, it may be a nickname for a fraudster, from Old French, Middle English bole ‘fraud’, ‘deceit’ + the pejorative suffix -(h)ard, or a nickname for a rotund man, from a pejorative derivative of Old French boule ‘round’.

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

Similar surnames: Buller, Mallard, Buzzard, Pollard, Billard, Boilard, Allard, Gillard

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Bullard Family Origin

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Bullard Family Occupations

What did your Bullard ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bullard. The most common Bullard occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Bullard's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bullard family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Farming


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Bullard Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bullard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bullard 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Bullard. 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 Bullard. For the veterans among your Bullard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bullard Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Bullard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Bullard in 1945 was 20, and 73 in 2004.

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