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Newgard Surname Meaning

Americanized form of Scandinavian Nygard Nygaard or Nygård (see Nygaard ) or of German Neugart a habitational name from any of the places in Mecklenburg and Brandenburg named Neugarten or from Naugard in Pomerania.

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


Similar surnames: Newmark, Newhard, Newland, Negaard, Newhart, Engard, Nygard, Newark

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Where is the Newgard family from?

You can see how Newgard families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Newgard family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Newgard families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 7 Newgard families living in Staffordshire. This was about 88% of all the recorded Newgard's in United Kingdom. Staffordshire had the highest population of Newgard families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Newgard surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Newgard ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Newgard. 34% of Newgard men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Newgard women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Newgard were Salesman and Housekeeper. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    34%
  • Farm Laborer
    16%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Salesman
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    28%
  • Nurse
    19%
  • Saleslady
    19%
  • Housekeeper
    19%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Newgard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Newgard 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 279 immigration records available for the last name Newgard. 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 451 military records available for the last name Newgard. For the veterans among your Newgard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Newgard lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Newgard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Newgard in 1943 was 64, and 57 in 2004.

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