Williard Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Williard Name Meaning

English: variant of Willard. German: variant of Willhardt (see Willert).

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


Similar surnames: Willard, Dilliard, Gilliard, Millard, Milliard, Gillard, Willyard

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Williard Family Origin

Where is the Williard family from?

Williard Family Occupations

What did your Williard ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Williard occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Williard's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Williard family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Williard.

View Census data for Williard | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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

Williard Historical Records

What Williard family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Williard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Williard census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Williard

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Williard. 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.

View all Williard immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Williard. For the veterans among your Williard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Williard military records

You've only scratched the surface of Williard family history.

Williard Life Expectancy

What is the average Williard lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Williard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Williard in 1941 was 44, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Williard

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Williard 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.

Famous Williard Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Look up another name