Bechard Family History

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Bechard Name Meaning

Probably a variant spelling of French Becard or Béchart, nicknames for a gossip, from bec ‘beak’ + the pejorative suffix -ard, -art.

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


Similar surnames: Bouchard, Echard, Becher, Benhart, Behar, Bethard, Benard, Reckard

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Bechard Family Origin

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Bechard Family Occupations

What did your Bechard ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Ordenance Laborour R E and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Bechard. 40% of Bechard men worked as an Ordenance Laborour R E and 60% of Bechard women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bechard were Manager General Staff and Leager Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Ordenance Laborour R E
    40%
  • Agricultural Labourer
    20%
  • Colliery Labourer
    20%
  • Manager General Staff
    20%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    60%
  • Drapery Shop Assistant
    20%
  • Leager Clerk
    20%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Bechard Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Bechard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bechard 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bechard. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Bechard. For the veterans among your Bechard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bechard Life Expectancy

What is the average Bechard lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Bechard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bechard in 1951 was 48, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bechard

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