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Hellard Name Meaning

English (Somerset): variant of Heller with excrescent -d. Compare Hillier and Hilliard . French: from the ancient Germanic personal name Hailhard composed of the elements hail ‘hale healthy’ + hard ‘hardy brave strong’.

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


Similar surnames: Mallard, Billard, Bollard, Henard, Herard, Willard, Elhard, Allard

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Where is the Hellard family from?

You can see how Hellard families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hellard family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hellard families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 3 Hellard families living in North Carolina. This was about 43% of all the recorded Hellard's in USA. North Carolina had the highest population of Hellard families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hellard surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hellard ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hellard. 31% of Hellard men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Hellard women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hellard were Carpenter and Helper. .

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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

  • Farmer
    31%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Truck Driver
    11%
  • Carpenter
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    24%
  • Teacher
    16%
  • Practical Nurse
    16%
  • Helper
    16%
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Hellard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hellard 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 429 immigration records available for the last name Hellard. 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 956 military records available for the last name Hellard. For the veterans among your Hellard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hellard lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Hellard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Hellard in 1952 was 50, and 81 in 2004.

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