Bollard Family History

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Bollard Name Meaning

English and Irish: according to MacLysaght, this is a surname of Dutch origin which was taken to Ireland early in the 18th century. French: from a personal name composed of the Germanic elements boll ‘friend’, ‘brother’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘strong’.

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

Similar surnames: Billard, Pollard, Bossard, Mallard, Bovard, Willard, Dollard, Hellard

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Bollard Family Origin

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Bollard Family Occupations

What did your Bollard ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Bollard occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 7% of Bollard's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Annuitant and Carter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bollard. A less common occupation for the Bollard family was Gamekeeper.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Annuitant

  • Carter

  • Gamekeeper


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

Bollard Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Bollard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bollard 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 Bollard. 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 Bollard. For the veterans among your Bollard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bollard Life Expectancy

What is the average Bollard lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Bollard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Bollard in 1945 was 28, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bollard

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bollard 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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