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Daynard Family History

Daynard Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Baynard, Maynard, Reynard, Bayard, Hayward, Canard, Gagnard, Manard

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Where is the Daynard family from?

You can see how Daynard families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Daynard family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Daynard families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1911 there were 14 Daynard families living in Ontario. This was about 74% of all the recorded Daynard's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Daynard families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Daynard surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Daynard ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Daynard. 75% of Daynard men worked as a Farmer. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    75%
  • Laborer
    25%
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What Daynard family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 699 census records available for the last name Daynard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Daynard census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 125 immigration records available for the last name Daynard. 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 Cards

There are 31 military records available for the last name Daynard. For the veterans among your Daynard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Daynard lifespan?

Between 1970 and 2002, in the United States, Daynard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Daynard in 1970 was 68, and 57 in 2002.

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