Lombard Family History

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Lombard Name Meaning

French and English (also common in Ireland): ethnic name for someone from Lombardy in Italy. The region is named for the Germanic tribe which overran the area in the 6th century ad. Their name is attested only in the Latinized form Langobardi, but is clearly a Germanic name meaning ‘long beards’. Early immigrants from Lombardy to London were often involved in banking and moneylending, and the name came to be used from the 14th century onward as a generic term for a financier.

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

Similar surnames: Lombardo, Lombardy, Bard, Pollard, Lopardo, Bombard, Gossard, Pomar

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Lombard Family Origin

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Lombard Family Occupations

What did your Lombard ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Lombard family was Coal Dealer. The most common Lombard occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 6% of Lombard's were Annuitants. Annuitant, Blacksmith and Clothes Dealer (Tailor) ((...)) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lombard.

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  • Annuitant

  • Blacksmith

  • Clothes Dealer (Tailor) ((...))

  • Coal Dealer


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

Lombard Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 36,000 census records available for the last name Lombard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lombard 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Lombard. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Lombard. For the veterans among your Lombard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lombard Life Expectancy

What is the average Lombard lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Lombard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Lombard in 1941 was 77, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lombard

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lombard 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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