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Lard Name Meaning

Scottish: altered form of Laird .

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

Similar surnames: Bard, Gard, Lord, Card, Lark, Ward, Land, Lary, Hard, Bird

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Where is the Lard family from?

You can see how Lard families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lard family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lard families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 15 Lard families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 16% of all the recorded Lard's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Lard families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lard surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lard ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lard. 25% of Lard men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Lard women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lard were Carpenter and Housekeeper. .

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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
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Laborer
  • Stenographer
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Lard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lard 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 Lard. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Lard. For the veterans among your Lard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lard lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Lard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Lard in 1955 was 58, and 67 in 2004.

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