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Mallard Name Meaning

from the Old French personal name Malhard, composed of the Germanic elements madal ‘council’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’. This was introduced to Britain by the Normans. nickname for someone supposedly resembling a male wild duck, Middle English, Old French malard.

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


Similar surnames: Millard, Maillard, Allard, Maynard, Billard, Bollard, Willard

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Where is the Mallard family from?

You can see how Mallard families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mallard family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mallard families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 9 Mallard families living in Massachusetts. This was about 15% of all the recorded Mallard's in the USA. Massachusetts and 2 other states had the highest population of Mallard families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mallard surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mallard ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mallard. 28% of Mallard men worked as a Farmer and 8% of Mallard women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mallard were Carpenter and Seamstress.

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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
    28%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Carpenter
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    8%
  • Maid
    7%
  • Waitress
    7%
  • Seamstress
    6%
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Census Records

There are 34,000 census records available for the last name Mallard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mallard 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Mallard. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Mallard. For the veterans among your Mallard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mallard lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Mallard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Mallard in 1943 was 28, and 77 in 2004.

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