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Savard Family History

Savard Name Meaning

topographic name, from Old French savart ‘uncultivated land’, ‘waste land’. from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements sab-, sav-, of uncertain meaning + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.

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


Similar surnames: Savary, Bovard, Agard, Manard, Simard, Seward, Harvard, Hazard

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Where is the Savard family from?

You can see how Savard families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Savard family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Savard families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1840 there was 1 Savard family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Savard's in USA. New York had the highest population of Savard families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Savard surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Savard ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Savard. 20% of Savard men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Savard women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Savard were Truck Driver and Saleslady. .

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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
    20%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Proprietor
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    9%
  • Maid
    7%
  • Winder
    7%
  • Saleslady
    7%
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Census Records

There are 63,000 census records available for the last name Savard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Savard 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 Savard. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Savard. For the veterans among your Savard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Savard lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Savard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Savard in 1951 was 67, and 75 in 2004.

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