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Pinard Name Meaning

French: nickname from Old French pinard, a small medieval coin, so called because it bore the device of a pine cone. The name may have denoted someone who paid a rent of this amount; the term seems also to have been used as a derogatory term for a rich man or miser. This is a frequent name in New England.

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


Similar surnames: Picard, Linard, Izard, Pillard, Wingard, Pittard, Rivard, Canard

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Where is the Pinard family from?

You can see how Pinard families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pinard family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Pinard families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1840 there were 2 Pinard families living in Louisiana. This was about 50% of all the recorded Pinard's in the USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Pinard families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pinard surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pinard ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pinard. 27% of Pinard men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Pinard women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pinard were Truck Driver and Housework.

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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
    27%
  • Painter
    11%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Truck Driver
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    10%
  • Housewife
    10%
  • Teacher
    10%
  • Housework
    10%
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Census Records

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Pinard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pinard 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Pinard. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Pinard. For the veterans among your Pinard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pinard lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Pinard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Pinard in 1957 was 62, and 73 in 2004.

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