Theard Family History

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Theard Name Meaning

French (Théard): from a Germanic personal name composed of þeudo- ‘people’, ‘nation’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.

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

Similar surnames: Huard, Henard, Herard, Hard, Howard, Chard, Bozard, Sheard, Hearn

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Theard Family Origin

Where is the Theard family from?

Theard Family Occupations

What did your Theard ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Theard occupation in the USA was At Home. 8% of Theard's were At Homes. A less common occupation for the Theard family was Clerk. At Home, Brick Mason and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Theard.

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  • At Home

  • Brick Mason

  • Carpenter

  • Clerk


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

Theard Historical Records

What Theard family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Theard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Theard 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 442 immigration records available for the last name Theard. 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 285 military records available for the last name Theard. For the veterans among your Theard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Theard Life Expectancy

What is the average Theard lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Theard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Theard in 1963 was 75, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Theard

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Theard 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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