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Where is the Leard family from?
You can see how Leard families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Leard family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Leard families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 6 Leard families living in Illinois. This was about 35% of all the recorded Leard's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Leard families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Leard surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Leard. 22% of Leard men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Leard women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Leard were Salesman and Housewife.