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Wiard Name Meaning

North German and Frisian: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements wig ‘war’, ‘battle’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.

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


Similar surnames: Willard, Huard, Wier, Wiand, Wand, Wied, Linard, Picard, Chard, Bard

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Wiard Family Origin

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Wiard Family Occupations

What did your Wiard ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and House Wife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Wiard. 11% of Wiard men worked as a Farmer and 6% of Wiard women worked as a House Wife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wiard were Bookkeeper and Auditor

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    11%
  • Laborer
    8%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Bookkeeper
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • House Wife
    6%
  • Saleslady
    6%
  • Stenographer
    6%
  • Auditor
    3%

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

Wiard Historical Records

What Wiard family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Wiard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wiard 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 208 immigration records available for the last name Wiard. 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 771 military records available for the last name Wiard. For the veterans among your Wiard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wiard Life Expectancy

What is the average Wiard lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Wiard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Wiard in 1959 was 63, and 92 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wiard

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wiard 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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