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Jarrard Name Meaning

English: variant of Gerard .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Garrard, Jarratt, Gerrard, Garard, Jarred, Barnard, Harvard, Harward

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Where is the Jarrard family from?

You can see how Jarrard families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Jarrard family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Jarrard families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 11 Jarrard families living in Quebec. This was about 55% of all the recorded Jarrard's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Jarrard families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Jarrard surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Jarrard ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Jarrard. 34% of Jarrard men worked as a Farmer and 27% of Jarrard women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jarrard were Farm Laborer and Telephone Operator. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Stenographer
  • Clerk
  • Telephone Operator
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Jarrard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jarrard census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 455 immigration records available for the last name Jarrard. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Jarrard. For the veterans among your Jarrard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Jarrard lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Jarrard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Jarrard in 1950 was 24, and 78 in 2004.

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