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Huard Name Meaning

from the Germanic personal name Huard, composed of hug ‘heart’, ‘mind’, ‘spirit’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’. Compare Howard. nickname from Old French huard ‘owl’ (a derivative of huer ‘to cry or howl’). There has probably also been some confusion with Houard.

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


Similar surnames: Hard, Howard, Guard, Cunard, Bard, Haro, Hearn, Hazard, Shumard

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Where is the Huard family from?

You can see how Huard families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Huard family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Huard families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1840 there was 1 Huard family living in Louisiana. This was about 33% of all the recorded Huard's in USA. Louisiana and 2 other states had the highest population of Huard families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Huard surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Huard ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Spinner were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Huard. 24% of Huard men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Huard women worked as a Spinner. Some less common occupations for Americans named Huard were Carpenter and Housewife. .

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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
    24%
  • Farmer
    9%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Carpenter
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Spinner
    14%
  • Stitcher
    11%
  • Clerk
    11%
  • Housewife
    11%
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Census Records

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Huard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Huard 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 Huard. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Huard. For the veterans among your Huard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Huard lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Huard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Huard in 1953 was 44, and 82 in 2004.

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