Robards Family History

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Robards Name Meaning

English: variant of Roberts.

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


Similar surnames: Robirds, Roberds, Robers, Robarts, Sowards, Robart, Roads, Howard

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Robards Family Origin

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Robards Family Occupations

What did your Robards ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Robards. 19% of Robards men worked as a Farmer and 7% of Robards women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Robards were Truck Driver and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    19%
  • Laborer
    8%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Truck Driver
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    7%
  • Clerk
    6%
  • Secretary
    6%
  • Maid
    5%

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

Robards Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Robards. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Robards 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 352 immigration records available for the last name Robards. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Robards. For the veterans among your Robards ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Robards Life Expectancy

What is the average Robards lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Robards life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Robards in 1959 was 31, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Robards

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Robards 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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