Fayard Family History

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Fayard Name Meaning

Southern French: topographic name for someone living by a beech wood, from a derivative of Fay 3.

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

Similar surnames: Bayard, Fajardo, Hayer, Savard, Yard, Favara, Agard, Fafard, Flad

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Fayard Family Origin

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Fayard Family Occupations

What did your Fayard ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Fayard occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 14% of Fayard's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Fayard family was Butcher. Carpenter, Coal Burner and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fayard.

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  • Carpenter

  • Coal Burner

  • Keeping House

  • Butcher


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Fayard ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Fayard Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Fayard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fayard 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 615 immigration records available for the last name Fayard. 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 807 military records available for the last name Fayard. For the veterans among your Fayard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fayard Life Expectancy

What is the average Fayard lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Fayard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Fayard in 1953 was 39, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fayard

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fayard 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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