Foard Family History

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Foard Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Ford.

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

Similar surnames: Soard, Oard, Goard, Hoard, Ford, Coard, Coar, Gard, Fearn, Godard

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Foard Family Origin

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Foard Family Occupations

What did your Foard ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Foard occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Foard's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Farm Labourer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Foard. A less common occupation for the Foard family was Blacksmith.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Farm Labourer

  • Annuitant

  • Blacksmith


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

Foard Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Foard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Foard 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 952 immigration records available for the last name Foard. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Foard. For the veterans among your Foard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Foard Life Expectancy

What is the average Foard lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Foard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Foard in 1955 was 51, and 60 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Foard

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Foard 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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