Bovard Family History

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Bovard Name Meaning

Variant of French Bouvard, from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements bov(o) ‘boy’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘strong’. This form is found in Switzerland and the Netherlands, as well as in North America; it is probably a Huguenot name.

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


Similar surnames: Savard, Bodart, Bollard, Bozard, Bovaird, Bogard, Board, Bonardi

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Bovard Family Origin

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Bovard Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bovard family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bovard. The most common Bovard occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Bovard's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    5%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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Bovard Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bovard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bovard 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Bovard. 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 Bovard. For the veterans among your Bovard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bovard Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Bovard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Bovard in 1945 was 73, and 63 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bovard 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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