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Conard Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Conrad which is a variant of Konrad and of its byform Kunrad. French: from the ancient Germanic personal name Konhard composed of the elements kōne kuoni ‘bold’ + hard ‘brave strong’.

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


Similar surnames: Cunard, Connard, Leonard, Howard, Manard, Coard, Conrad, Lenard

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Where is the Conard family from?

You can see how Conard families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Conard family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Conard families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 32 Conard families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 50% of all the recorded Conard's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Conard families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Conard surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Conard ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Conard. 24% of Conard men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Conard women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Conard were Clerk and Stenographer. .

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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
    22%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Clerk
    3%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    12%
  • Housework
    8%
  • Teacher
    7%
  • Stenographer
    7%
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Census Records

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Conard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Conard 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Conard. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Conard. For the veterans among your Conard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Conard lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Conard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Conard in 1946 was 40, and 73 in 2004.

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