Gard Family History

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Gard Name Meaning

French: metonymic occupational name for a gardener, from the objective case (gard) of Old French gardin ‘garden’. English: variant spelling of Guard. Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead so named, from Old Norse garðr ‘farm’. Swedish (Gård): topographic or ornamental name from gård ‘farm’.

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

Similar surnames: Garde, Bard, Hard, Agard, Ward, Gadd, Mars, Lard, Card, Garr

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Gard Family Origin

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Gard Family Occupations

What did your Gard ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Student were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Gard. 50% of Gard men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Printer
  • Laborer
  • Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Student

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

Gard Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 45,000 census records available for the last name Gard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gard 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Gard. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Gard. For the veterans among your Gard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gard Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Gard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Gard in 1940 was 31, and 75 in 2004.

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