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Picard Name Meaning

French, Scottish, and German: from Old French Picard ‘Picard’, a regional name for someone from Picardy in northern France. French: from a pejorative derivative of pic ‘pick’, ‘pike’, cognate of Pike 3 and 4. Jewish (western Ashkenazic): Frenchification of the German name Bickhart.

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


Similar surnames: Pickard, Pinard, Picardi, Packard, Pillard, Pittard, Card, Izard

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Picard Family Origin

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Picard Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    19%
  • Farmer

    8%
  • Journalier

    6%
  • School

    5%

In 1881, Cultivateur, Farmer and Journalier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Picard. The most common Picard occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 19% of Picard's were Cultivateurs. A less common occupation for the Picard family was School.

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Picard Life Expectancy

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