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Emard Family History

Emard Name Meaning

French (Émard): from a Germanic personal name (modern Emhardt), composed of Old High German irmin ‘world’ + hard ‘strong’, ‘hardy’.

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


Similar surnames: Eymard, Huard, Elhard, Ewald, Lenard, Eland, Mars, Seward, Edward

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Where is the Emard family from?

You can see how Emard families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Emard family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Emard families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1880 there were 21 Emard families living in Minnesota. This was about 54% of all the recorded Emard's in USA. Minnesota had the highest population of Emard families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Emard surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Emard ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Emard. 15% of Emard men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Emard women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Emard were Clerk and Salesgirl. .

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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
    15%
  • Weaver
    9%
  • Shoe Maker
    9%
  • Clerk
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    34%
  • Housekeeper
    17%
  • Teacher
    17%
  • Salesgirl
    17%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Emard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Emard 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 541 immigration records available for the last name Emard. 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 544 military records available for the last name Emard. For the veterans among your Emard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Emard lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Emard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Emard in 1959 was 70, and 77 in 2004.

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