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Record Name Meaning

English: from Richward, a Norman personal name composed of the Germanic elements ric ‘power(ful)’ + ward ‘guard’. French: from Old French record, recort ‘recollection’, ‘account’, ‘testimony’, and by extension ‘witness’, hence perhaps a nickname for someone who had given evidence in a court of law, or a metonymic occupational name for a clerk who recorded court proceedings. New England variant of French Ricard, reflecting an Americanized spelling of the Canadian pronunciation.

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

Similar surnames: Acord, Cord, Pecore, Secord, Ricord, Recor, Corn, Reckard, Rexford

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Lighterman

  • Farmer

  • Bricklayer


In 1881, the most common Record occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 10% of Record's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Lighterman and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Record. A less common occupation for the Record family was Bricklayer.

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