Byrd Family History

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Byrd Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Bird.

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

Similar surnames: Burd, Bird, Tyre, Byus, Hird, Gard, Eyre, Lynd, Bury, Byrn

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Byrd Family Origin

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Byrd Family Occupations

What did your Byrd ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Telegraph was the top reported job for people in the CA named Byrd. 50% of Byrd men worked as a Telegraph

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Telegraph
  • Farmer

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

Byrd Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 186,000 census records available for the last name Byrd. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Byrd 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Byrd. 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 61,000 military records available for the last name Byrd. For the veterans among your Byrd ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Byrd Life Expectancy

What is the average Byrd lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Byrd life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Byrd in 1940 was 39, and 71 in 2004.

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