Girouard Family History

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Girouard Name Meaning

French: from Gérouard; according to Morlet, from the Germanic personal name Geroward, Giroward, composed of the elements gar, ger ‘spear’, ‘lance’ + ward ‘guardian’. Dauzat, on the other hand, describes it as a derivative of Geroul, a compound of gar, ger + wolf, wulf ‘wolf’.

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


Similar surnames: Gerard, Gilliard, Grimard, Drouhard, Gillard, Gibbard, Leonard, Guard

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Girouard Family Origin

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Girouard Family Occupations

What did your Girouard ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Girouard family was Fermier. Cultivateur, Cultivateur Son and Journalier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Girouard. The most common Girouard occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 35% of Girouard's were Cultivateurs.

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  • Cultivateur

    35%
  • Cultivateur Son

    7%
  • Journalier

    6%
  • Fermier

    5%

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

Girouard Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Girouard Life Expectancy

What is the average Girouard lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Girouard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Girouard in 1946 was 39, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Girouard

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Girouard 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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