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Simard Name Meaning

French: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements sigi ‘victory’ + mari, meri ‘famous’.

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


Similar surnames: Smarr, Sicard, Izard, Grimard, Savard, Simar, Wiard, Emard, Seward

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Where is the Simard family from?

You can see how Simard families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Simard family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Simard families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1880 there were 15 Simard families living in Massachusetts. This was about 54% of all the recorded Simard's in USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Simard families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Simard surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Simard ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stitcher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Simard. 17% of Simard men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Simard women worked as a Stitcher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Simard were Carpenter 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
    17%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Farmer
    7%
  • Carpenter
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stitcher
    12%
  • Bookkeeper
    11%
  • Weaver
    8%
  • Housework
    7%
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Census Records

There are 90,000 census records available for the last name Simard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Simard 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Simard. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Simard. For the veterans among your Simard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Simard lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Simard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Simard in 1951 was 36, and 81 in 2004.

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