Bankard Family History

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Bankard Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized spelling of French Ban(c)quart, metonymic occupational name for a carter, from Old French bancart ‘bench of a wagon or cart’, later a particular type of cart.

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

Similar surnames: Bayard, Tankard, Packard, Hansard, Callard, Banker, Baynard, Bungard

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Bankard Family Origin

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Bankard Family Occupations

What did your Bankard ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bankard family was Beef Butcher. Farmer, Laborer and House Keeping were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bankard. The most common Bankard occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Bankard's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • House Keeping

  • Beef Butcher


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Bankard Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Bankard ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Bankard Life Expectancy

What is the average Bankard lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, Bankard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Bankard in 1951 was 39, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bankard 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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