Byrd Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Bird.

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

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Byrd Family Origin

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Byrd Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Farming

    5%

In 1880, the most common Byrd occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Byrd's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Byrd family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Byrd.

Source: Census data for Byrd | Data not to scale

Byrd Historical Records

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Byrd Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Byrd life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Byrd in 1940 was 39, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Byrd

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