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Gifard Family History

Gifard Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Giard, Girard, Izard, Gifford, Gillard, Linard, Pinard, Gard, Picard

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Where is the Gifard family from?

You can see how Gifard families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gifard family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1911. The most Gifard families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1911 there were 4 Gifard families living in Manitoba. This was 100% of all the recorded Gifard's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Gifard families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gifard surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gifard ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 51 census records available for the last name Gifard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gifard 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 2 immigration records available for the last name Gifard. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Gifard. For the veterans among your Gifard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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