Peard Family History

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Peard Name Meaning

English (Devon): probably a variant of Beard.

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


Similar surnames: Pears, Peare, Beard, Peary, Hearn, Pearl, Pear, Heard, Peairs, Leard

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Peard Family Origin

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Peard Family Occupations

What did your Peard ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Keeping House, Machinist and Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Peard. A less common occupation for the Peard family was Book Keeper. The most common Peard occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 11% of Peard's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Machinist

    11%
  • Miner

    11%
  • Book Keeper

    6%

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

Peard Historical Records

What Peard family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Peard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Peard census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Peard

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Peard. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Peard. For the veterans among your Peard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Peard Life Expectancy

What is the average Peard lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Peard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Peard in 1962 was 75, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Peard

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Peard 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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