Billard Family History

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Billard Name Meaning

from a short form of the personal name Robillard, a derivative of Robert. from the Germanic personal name Bilhard, composed of the elements bil ‘sword’ + hard ‘brave’, ‘hardy’, ‘strong’. The spelling has been influenced by Old French bille ‘piece of wood’, ‘stick’. Compare Billet 2.

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

Similar surnames: Millard, Gillard, Willard, Bollard, Maillard, Villard, Mallard

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Billard Family Origin

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Billard Family Occupations

What did your Billard ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Billard family was Cab Driver. Chimney Sweeper, Labourer and Boot Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Billard. The most common Billard occupation in the UK was Chimney Sweeper. 11% of Billard's were Chimney Sweepers.

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  • Chimney Sweeper

  • Labourer

  • Boot Dealer

  • Cab Driver


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

Billard Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Billard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Billard 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Billard. 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 776 military records available for the last name Billard. For the veterans among your Billard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Billard Life Expectancy

What is the average Billard lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Billard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Billard in 1957 was 20, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Billard

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Billard 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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