Lard Family History

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Lard Name Meaning

French: metonymic occupational name for a pork butcher, from Old French lard ‘lard’, ‘bacon fat’.

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

Similar surnames: Bard, Gard, Lord, Card, Lark, Ward, Land, Lary, Hard, Bird

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Lard Family Origin

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Lard Family Occupations

What did your Lard ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Lard occupation in the UK was Mariner. 22% of Lard's were Mariners. A less common occupation for the Lard family was Coachman. Mariner, Agricultural Labourer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lard.

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  • Mariner

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Carpenter

  • Coachman


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

Lard Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Lard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lard 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Lard. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Lard. For the veterans among your Lard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lard Life Expectancy

What is the average Lard lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Lard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Lard in 1955 was 58, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lard

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lard 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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