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Where is the Peard family from?
You can see how Peard families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Peard family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Peard families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there was 1 Peard family living in Massachusetts. This was about 25% of all the recorded Peard's in the USA. Massachusetts and 3 other states had the highest population of Peard families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Peard surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Peard. 25% of Peard men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Peard women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Peard were Miner and Housewife.