Whichard Family History

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Whichard Name Meaning

Origin unidentified; perhaps an Americanized spelling of German Wichardt, from the personal name Wikhart ‘warrior’.

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

Similar surnames: Swickard, Reichard, Richard, Wishard, Dickard, Willard, Wichert

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Whichard Family Origin

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Whichard Family Occupations

What did your Whichard ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Whichard family was Keeping House. The most common Whichard occupation in the USA was Farmer. 65% of Whichard's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keep House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Whichard.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keep House

  • Keeping House


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

Whichard Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Whichard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Whichard 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 138 immigration records available for the last name Whichard. 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 633 military records available for the last name Whichard. For the veterans among your Whichard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Whichard Life Expectancy

What is the average Whichard lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Whichard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Whichard in 1954 was 42, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Whichard

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Whichard 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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