Hansard Family History

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Hansard Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a cutler, from Old French hansard, hansart ‘cutlass’, ‘dagger’ (of Germanic origin, composed of elements meaning ‘hand’ and ‘knife’ (see Sachs)).

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

Similar surnames: Tankard, Haggard, Harvard, Hansford, Bankard, Henard, Maynard, Howard

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Hansard Family Origin

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Hansard Family Occupations

What did your Hansard ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hansard family was Farming. The most common Hansard occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Hansard's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hansard.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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

Hansard Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Hansard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hansard 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Hansard. 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 Hansard. For the veterans among your Hansard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hansard Life Expectancy

What is the average Hansard lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Hansard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Hansard in 1945 was 45, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hansard

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hansard 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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