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Havard Surname Meaning

English and Welsh (Brecknockshire and Glamorgan): habitational name from Haverfordwest (Pembrokeshire) from Old English hæfer ‘goat’ + ford ‘ford’. English and Welsh (Brecknockshire and Glamorgan): in some cases the name may also be a variant of Hereford . French: from the ancient Germanic personal name Hahward composed of the elements hah which is unexplained and ward ‘guard’. French: nickname from a derivative of Frankish haf ‘hook pickaxe’ or of Old French have ‘pale sickly’. Compare Avard .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Harvard, Savard, Hard, Howard, Hamar, Hansard, Savary, Agard, Harari

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Where is the Havard family from?

You can see how Havard families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Havard family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Havard families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 225 Havard families living in Glamorgan. This was about 23% of all the recorded Havard's in United Kingdom. Glamorgan had the highest population of Havard families in 1891.
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What did your Havard ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farmer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Havard. 15% of Havard men worked as a Farmer and 74% of Havard women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Havard were Dairy Farmer and Unpaid Domestic. .

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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 Male Occupations In 1939

  • Farmer
  • Colliery Hewer
  • Coal Hewer
  • Dairy Farmer

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic Dut
  • Incapacitated
  • Unpaid Domestic
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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Havard. 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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There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Havard. For the veterans among your Havard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Havard lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Havard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Havard in 1956 was 42, and 71 in 2004.

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