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Colvard Family History

Colvard Name Meaning

English: altered form of Calvert .

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


Similar surnames: Collard, Coard, Wollard, Colvert, Scollard, Bolyard, Conard, Callard

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Where is the Colvard family from?

You can see how Colvard families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Colvard family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Colvard families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 4 Colvard families living in Georgia. This was about 44% of all the recorded Colvard's in USA. Georgia had the highest population of Colvard families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Colvard surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Colvard ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Spinner were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Colvard. 30% of Colvard men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Colvard women worked as a Spinner. Some less common occupations for Americans named Colvard were Salesman and New Worker. .

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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

  • Laborer
    30%
  • Farmer
    18%
  • Truck Driver
    8%
  • Salesman
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Spinner
    11%
  • Teacher
    11%
  • Merchant
    9%
  • New Worker
    9%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Colvard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Colvard 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 138 immigration records available for the last name Colvard. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Colvard. For the veterans among your Colvard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Colvard lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Colvard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Colvard in 1947 was 55, and 79 in 2004.

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