Pinkard Family History

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Pinkard Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered spelling of German Pinkhardt, which may be a variant of Pinkert, formed in analogy to other personal names ending in -hart. Compare Burkhart.

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

Similar surnames: Pickard, Packard, Dickard, Wickard, Rinard, Drinkard, Pintar, Pillard

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Pinkard Family Origin

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Pinkard Family Occupations

What did your Pinkard ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Pinkard occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Pinkard's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pinkard. A less common occupation for the Pinkard family was Works On Farm.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Works On Farm


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

Pinkard Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Pinkard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pinkard census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 320 immigration records available for the last name Pinkard. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Pinkard. For the veterans among your Pinkard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pinkard Life Expectancy

What is the average Pinkard lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Pinkard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1952. The average life expectancy for Pinkard in 1952 was 79, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pinkard

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pinkard 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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