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Pickard Name Meaning

English (mainly Yorkshire) and German: variant of Picard. English: some early examples, such as Paganus filius Pichardi (Hampshire, 1160), seem to point to derivation from a Germanic personal name, probably composed of the elements bic ‘sharp point’, ‘pointed weapon’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’. Dutch: regional name for someone from Picardy in northern France. German: variant of Picker 4.

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


Similar surnames: Packard, Picard, Pickart, Richard, Dickard, Spickard, Picker, Reckard

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Pickard Family Origin

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Pickard Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Farming

    3%

In 1880, the most common Pickard occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Pickard's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pickard. A less common occupation for the Pickard family was Farming.

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Pickard Life Expectancy

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