Mallard Family History

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Mallard Name Meaning

from the Old French personal name Malhard, composed of the Germanic elements madal ‘council’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’. This was introduced to Britain by the Normans. nickname for someone supposedly resembling a male wild duck, Middle English, Old French malard.

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

Similar surnames: Millard, Maillard, Allard, Maynard, Billard, Bollard, Willard

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Mallard Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Mallard name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Mallard. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Benin/Togo


  • Germanic Europe


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Mallard Family Origin

Where is the Mallard family from?

Mallard Family Occupations

What did your Mallard ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Farmers Son and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mallard. A less common occupation for the Mallard family was Appr. Patissier. The most common Mallard occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Mallard's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farmers Son

  • Carpenter

  • Appr. Patissier


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

Mallard Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 34,000 census records available for the last name Mallard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mallard 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 Mallard. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Mallard. For the veterans among your Mallard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mallard Life Expectancy

What is the average Mallard lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Mallard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Mallard in 1943 was 28, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mallard 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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