Collard Family History

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Collard Name Meaning

English and French: from the personal name Coll + the pejorative suffix -ard.

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

Similar surnames: Pollard, Bollard, Dollard, Coard, Gillard, Colvard, Mallard, Allard

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Collard Family Origin

Where is the Collard family from?

Collard Family Occupations

What did your Collard ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Collard occupation in Canada was Farmer. 20% of Collard's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Collard family was Cultivateur. Farmer, School and Pecheur were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Collard.

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  • Farmer

  • School

  • Pecheur

  • Cultivateur


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

Collard Historical Records

What Collard family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 64,000 census records available for the last name Collard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Collard 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Collard. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Collard. For the veterans among your Collard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Collard Life Expectancy

What is the average Collard lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Collard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Collard in 1949 was 42, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Collard

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Collard 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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