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Wiard Name Meaning

North German and Frisian: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements wig ‘war’, ‘battle’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.

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


Similar surnames: Willard, Huard, Wier, Wiand, Wand, Wied, Linard, Picard, Chard, Bard

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Wiard Family Origin

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Wiard Family Occupations

What did your Wiard ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wiard. A less common occupation for the Wiard family was Laborer. The most common Wiard occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Wiard's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    5%

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

Wiard Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wiard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wiard 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Wiard. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Wiard. For the veterans among your Wiard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wiard Life Expectancy

What is the average Wiard lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Wiard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Wiard in 1959 was 63, and 92 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wiard

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wiard 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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