Chenard Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GIVE ME ACCESS

Chenard Name Meaning

French: nickname from Old French chenes ‘white hair’, from Latin canus ‘white’, ‘hoary’.

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


Similar surnames: Chard, Coard, Callard, Henard, Canard, Leonard, Gagnard, Chouinard

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Chenard Family Origin

Where is the Chenard family from?

SHOW MORE

Chenard Family Occupations

What did your Chenard ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Cultivateur

    25%
  • Farmer

    12%
  • Journalier

    6%
  • Laborer

    5%

In 1881, the most common Chenard occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 25% of Chenard's were Cultivateurs. A less common occupation for the Chenard family was Laborer. Cultivateur, Farmer and Journalier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chenard.

Source: Census data for Chenard | Data not to scale

Chenard Historical Records

What Chenard family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Chenard ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Chenard

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Chenard Life Expectancy

What is the average Chenard lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chenard 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Famous Chenard Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)

Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Look up another name