Byord Family History

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Byord Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Lord, Ford, York, Yard, Nord, Acord, Cord, Sword, Ord, Byford

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Byord Family Origin

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Byord Family Occupations

What did your Byord ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Works In Cotton Mill were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Byord. The most common Byord occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Byord's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Works In Cotton Mill


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

Byord Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 199 census records available for the last name Byord. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Byord 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 9 immigration records available for the last name Byord. 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 7 military records available for the last name Byord. For the veterans among your Byord ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Byord Life Expectancy

What is the average Byord lifespan?

Average Byord life expectancy in 1981 was 75 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 71.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Byord

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Byord 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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