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Canard Name Meaning

English: variant of Cannard . French: from canard ‘duck’ applied as a nickname for someone thought to resemble a duck in some way or possibly as a metonymic occupational name for a dealer in poultry.

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

Similar surnames: Canary, Pinard, Connard, Conard, Kynard, Mainard, Agard, Bayard

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Where is the Canard family from?

You can see how Canard families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Canard family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Canard families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 22 Canard families living in London. This was about 39% of all the recorded Canard's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Canard families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Canard surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Canard ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Canard. 100% of Canard women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Canard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Canard 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 688 immigration records available for the last name Canard. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 489 military records available for the last name Canard. For the veterans among your Canard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Canard lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Canard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Canard in 1964 was 80, and 64 in 2004.

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