Mustard Family History

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Mustard Name Meaning

Northern English and Scottish: metonymic occupational name for a dealer in spices, or a nickname for someone with a hot temper or a vicious tongue, from Middle English, Old French mo(u)starde ‘mustard’ (a derivative of mo(u)st ‘unfermented wine’ (see Most 1), in which the mustard seeds were originally prepared). Black draws attention to an early Scottish form (van Mouster, 1414), which appears to be a Dutch habitational name.

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

Similar surnames: Bustard, Muster, Musto, Gossard, Buzzard, Star, Mostad, Cunard, Guard

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Mustard Family Origin

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Mustard Family Occupations

What did your Mustard ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mustard. The most common Mustard occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Mustard's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mustard family was Farms.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farms


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

Mustard Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Mustard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mustard 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 Mustard. 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 Mustard. For the veterans among your Mustard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mustard Life Expectancy

What is the average Mustard lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Mustard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Mustard in 1949 was 34, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mustard 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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