Belgarde Family History

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Belgarde Name Meaning

French: variant of Bellegarde, a widespread topographic name for someone living in a secure, protected location, from French beau (feminine belle) ‘beautiful’, ‘lovely’ + gard ‘shelter’, ‘refuge’. The name is frequent in New England.

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

Similar surnames: Belgard, Legard, Bongard, Bogard, Melgar, Belgrave, Bellar, Bellard

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Belgarde Family Origin

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Belgarde Family Occupations

What did your Belgarde ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Belgarde family was Seamstress. Milliner, Joiner and Manchonnier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Belgarde. The most common Belgarde occupation in Canada was Milliner. 33% of Belgarde's were Milliners.

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  • Milliner

  • Joiner

  • Manchonnier

  • Seamstress


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

Belgarde Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Belgarde. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Belgarde 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 59 immigration records available for the last name Belgarde. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 365 military records available for the last name Belgarde. For the veterans among your Belgarde ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Belgarde Life Expectancy

What is the average Belgarde lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Belgarde life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Belgarde in 1961 was 80, and 64 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Belgarde 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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