Leard Family History

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Leard Name Meaning

Possibly a variant spelling of Scottish or northern Irish Laird.

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

Similar surnames: Lear, Tear, Lepard, Learn, Lease, Lea, Leary, Peard, Near, Heary

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Leard Family Origin

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Leard Family Occupations

What did your Leard ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Leard family was Minister. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leard. The most common Leard occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Leard's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Minister


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Leard ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Leard Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Leard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leard 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Leard. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Leard. For the veterans among your Leard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Leard Life Expectancy

What is the average Leard lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Leard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Leard in 1942 was 59, and 62 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leard 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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