Izard Name Meaning

English and French: from a Germanic female personal name composed of the elements is ‘ice’ + hild ‘strife’, ‘battle’. This was introduced into England by the Normans in the forms Iseu(l)t and Isolde. The popularity of the various versions of the legend of Tristan and Isolde led to widespread use of the personal name in the Middle Ages. French: from Ishard, a Germanic personal name composed of the elements is ‘ice’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.

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


Similar surnames: Agard, Wiard, Huard, Emard, Chard, Gard, Simard, Bard, Ilardi, Hazard

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Izard Family Origin

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Izard Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    40%
  • Farm Laborer

    20%
  • Servant

    20%
  • Teamster

    20%

In 1881, Carpenter, Farm Laborer and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Izard. The most common Izard occupation in Canada was Carpenter. 40% of Izard's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Izard family was Teamster.

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Between 1962 and 2003, Izard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Izard in 1962 was 75, and 82 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Izard

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