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Guerard Name Meaning

French (Guérard): variant of Gérard (see Gerard ).

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


Similar surnames: Gerard, Guinard, Herard, Guitard, Gossard, Gerald, Gerhardt, Gothard

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Where is the Guerard family from?

You can see how Guerard families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Guerard family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Guerard families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1840 there were 2 Guerard families living in Georgia. This was about 50% of all the recorded Guerard's in USA. Georgia and 1 other state had the highest population of Guerard families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Guerard surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Guerard ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Guerard. 34% of Guerard men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Guerard women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Guerard were Truck Driver and Clerk. .

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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
    34%
  • Machinist
    12%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Truck Driver
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    25%
  • New Worker
    25%
  • Maid
    17%
  • Clerk
    17%
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What Guerard family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Guerard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Guerard 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 Guerard. 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 995 military records available for the last name Guerard. For the veterans among your Guerard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Guerard lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Guerard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Guerard in 1963 was 84, and 84 in 2004.

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