Hards Family History

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Hards Name Meaning

English: from the possessive case of the personal name Hard, denoting a son or servant of someone called Hard.

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


Similar surnames: Hard, Hardt, Hardy, Harms, Mars, Harts, Harmes, Hand, Herde, Gard

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Hards Family Origin

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Hards Family Occupations

What did your Hards ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeps House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hards. The most common Hards occupation in the USA was Farmer. 12% of Hards's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hards family was At Home.

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  • Farmer

    12%
  • Keeps House

    12%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • At Home

    6%

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

Hards Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hards. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hards 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Hards. 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 Hards. For the veterans among your Hards ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hards Life Expectancy

What is the average Hards lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Hards life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Hards in 1947 was 33, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hards

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hards 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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