Haggard Family History

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Haggard Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English, Old French hagard ‘wild’, ‘untamed’. This word was adopted into Middle English as a technical term in falconry to denote a hawk that had been captured and trained when already fully grown, rather than being reared in captivity; the surname may have developed as a metonymic occupational name for a falconer. Americanized form of Danish Ågård (see Agard).

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


Similar surnames: Hoggard, Maggard, Hazard, Harvard, Haggart, Hansard, Huggard, Agard

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Haggard Family Origin

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Haggard Family Occupations

What did your Haggard ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Haggard. 5% of Haggard men worked as a General Labourer and 49% of Haggard women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Haggard were Actor author and Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    5%
  • Incapacitated
    3%
  • 2nd Chef
    2%
  • Actor author
    2%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    49%
  • Domestic Duties Unpaid
    6%
  • Private Means
    5%
  • Domestic Duties
    3%

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

Haggard Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 38,000 census records available for the last name Haggard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Haggard 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Haggard. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Haggard. For the veterans among your Haggard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Haggard Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Haggard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Haggard in 1944 was 26, and 76 in 2004.

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