Izard Family History

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Izard Name Meaning

English and French: from a Germanic female personal name composed of the elements is ‘ice’ + hild ‘strife’, ‘battle’. This was introduced into England by the Normans in the forms Iseu(l)t and Isolde. The popularity of the various versions of the legend of Tristan and Isolde led to widespread use of the personal name in the Middle Ages. French: from Ishard, a Germanic personal name composed of the elements is ‘ice’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.

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


Similar surnames: Agard, Wiard, Huard, Emard, Chard, Gard, Simard, Bard, Ilardi, Hazard

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Izard Family Origin

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Izard Family Occupations

What did your Izard ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Izard occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Izard's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Izard family was Laborer. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Izard.

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%

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Izard Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Izard Life Expectancy

What is the average Izard lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Izard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Izard in 1962 was 75, and 82 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Izard 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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