Bombard Family History

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Bombard Name Meaning

French: from Old French bombarde ‘bombard’, ‘device for throwing large stones’, possibly applied as a metonymic occupational name or a nickname.

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

Similar surnames: Boilard, Bossard, Lombard, Bomba, Board, Labombard, Bozard, Bongard

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Bombard Family Origin

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Bombard Family Occupations

What did your Bombard ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bombard family was Cultivatuer. The most common Bombard occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Bombard's were Farmers. Farmer and Cultivateur Son were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bombard.

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  • Farmer

  • Cultivateur Son

  • Cultivatuer


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

Bombard Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Bombard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bombard 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 409 immigration records available for the last name Bombard. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Bombard. For the veterans among your Bombard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bombard Life Expectancy

What is the average Bombard lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Bombard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bombard in 1943 was 48, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bombard

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bombard 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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