Guard Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a watchman, from Old French garde ‘watch’, ‘protection’, a word of Germanic origin. Compare Ward 1.

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


Similar surnames: Gard, Huard, Bard, Ward, Gadd, Gourd, Coard, Garb, Lard, Chard

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Guard Family Origin

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Guard Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    7%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

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Guard Historical Records

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Guard Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Guard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Guard in 1949 was 47, and 86 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Guard

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