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Willard Name Meaning

English: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements wil ‘will’, ‘desire’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’. Probably an Americanized form of the German cognate Willhardt (see Willert).

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


Similar surnames: Millard, Billard, Villard, Gillard, Willert, Wiard, Mallard, Willer

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Willard Family Origin

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Willard Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, the most common Willard occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Willard's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Willard. A less common occupation for the Willard family was Carpenter.

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Willard Life Expectancy

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