Pinard Family History
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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