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Nard Name Meaning

French: from a short form of the personal name Bernard.

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


Similar surnames: Nord, Nardo, Hard, Ward, Card, Mars, Nold, Darr, Gard, Bar

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Where is the Nard family from?

You can see how Nard families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nard family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Nard families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Nard family living in Maryland. This was about 50% of all the recorded Nard's in the USA. Maryland and 1 other state had the highest population of Nard families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nard surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Nard ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Nard. 38% of Nard men worked as a Laborer and 8% of Nard women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nard were Truck Driver and Housewife.

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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

  • Laborer
    38%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    8%
  • Cook
    8%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • Housewife
    8%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Nard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nard 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 776 immigration records available for the last name Nard. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Nard. For the veterans among your Nard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nard lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Nard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Nard in 1954 was 42, and 73 in 2004.

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