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Larder Family History

Larder Surname Meaning

English (mainly Lincolnshire): occupational name from a simplified form of Middle English larderer a derivative of Old French lardier originally ‘tub to keep bacon in’ later ‘room in which to keep bacon and other meat’. Compare Lardner .

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

Similar surnames: Lander, Harder, Lardner, Larner, Marder, Carder, Larmer, Lader

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Where is the Larder family from?

You can see how Larder families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Larder family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Larder families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 224 Larder families living in Lincolnshire. This was about 40% of all the recorded Larder's in United Kingdom. Lincolnshire had the highest population of Larder families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Larder surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Larder ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farm Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Larder. 15% of Larder men worked as a Farm Labourer and 86% of Larder women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Larder were Agricultural Worker and Domestic Servant. .

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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

  • Farm Labourer
  • Farmer
  • General Labourer
  • Agricultural Worker

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Household Duties
  • House Duties
  • Domestic Servant
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Larder. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Larder 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Larder. 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 645 military records available for the last name Larder. For the veterans among your Larder ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Larder lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Larder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Larder in 1962 was 81, and 71 in 2004.

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