Downard Family History

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Downard Name Meaning

English (Sussex and Kent): probably a variant of Downer.

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


Similar surnames: Downer, Dowland, Connard, Soward, Howard, Rowland, Colvard, Downes

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Downard Family Origin

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Downard Family Occupations

What did your Downard ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer and Merchant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Downard. The most common Downard occupation in Canada was Farmer. 17% of Downard's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Downard family was Shoe Maker.

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Merchant

    17%
  • Shoe Maker

    17%

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

Downard Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Downard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Downard 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Downard. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Downard. For the veterans among your Downard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Downard Life Expectancy

What is the average Downard lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Downard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Downard in 1951 was 51, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Downard

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Downard 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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