Bethard Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Bethard Name Meaning

Probably English: unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Bechard, Bellard, Nethery, Buzzard, Peard, Beard, Bethany, Rehard

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with a family member and we'll do the searching for you.

Bethard Family Origin

Where is the Bethard family from?

Bethard Family Occupations

What did your Bethard ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and House Work were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bethard. 31% of Bethard men worked as a Laborer and 23% of Bethard women worked as a House Work. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bethard were Manager and Practical Nurse

View Census data for Bethard | Data not to scale

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Carpenter
  • Manager

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • House Work
  • Maid
  • Clerk
  • Practical Nurse

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Bethard Historical Records

What Bethard family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Bethard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bethard census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search Canadian census records for Bethard

Passenger List

There are 84 immigration records available for the last name Bethard. 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.

View all Bethard immigration records

Draft Card

There are 814 military records available for the last name Bethard. For the veterans among your Bethard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Bethard military records

You've only scratched the surface of Bethard family history.

Bethard Life Expectancy

What is the average Bethard lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Bethard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Bethard in 1963 was 68, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bethard

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bethard 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.

Famous Bethard Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name

14-Day Free Trial