Coard Name Meaning

English: from Old French corde ‘string’, a metonymic occupational name for a maker of cord or string, or a nickname for an habitual wearer of decorative ties and ribbons. French: variant of Couard, a derogatory nickname from Old French couard ‘coward’, ‘poltroon’, a compound of coe ‘tail’ + the pejorative suffix -ard.

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


Similar surnames: Cord, Coward, Corda, Card, Board, Coad, Chard, Court, Gard, Codd

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Coard Family Origin

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Coard Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • House Carpenter

    10%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Confectioner

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Coard occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Coard's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Coard family was Confectioner. Farmer, House Carpenter and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Coard.

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Coard Historical Records

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Coard Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, Coard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Coard in 1951 was 40, and 60 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coard

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