Echard Family History

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Echard Name Meaning

Swiss French spelling of German Eckhardt.

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

Similar surnames: Erhard, Bechard, Echerd, Chard, Eckard, Schara, Heckard, Eckerd

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Echard Family Origin

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Echard Family Occupations

What did your Echard ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Echard occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Echard's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Echard. A less common occupation for the Echard family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith


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Echard Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Echard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Echard 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 293 immigration records available for the last name Echard. 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 Echard. For the veterans among your Echard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Echard Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Echard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Echard in 1944 was 37, and 60 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Echard 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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