Byard Family History

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Byard Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English bi yerd ‘by the enclosure’.

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


Similar surnames: Yard, Beard, Board, Bayard, Byford, Byers, Byas, Bark, Chard, Bald

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Byard Family Origin

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Byard Family Occupations

What did your Byard ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Byard family was Merchant. Farm Laborer, Farmer and Female Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Byard. The most common Byard occupation in Canada was Farm Laborer. 25% of Byard's were Farm Laborers.

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  • Farm Laborer

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Female Laborer

    25%
  • Merchant

    25%

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

Byard Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Byard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Byard 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Byard. 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 Byard. For the veterans among your Byard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Byard Life Expectancy

What is the average Byard lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Byard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Byard in 1949 was 44, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Byard

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Byard 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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