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Origins of the Ard surname

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About the Ards

We have a total number of 952 records for people with the last name Ard.

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Where do most Ards live?

In 1921, most Ards lived in North East.


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Interesting facts about Ards

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 498 records for the Ard surname. The oldest one dates back to 1538.

Who were Ards most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Ard first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Ards

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Ards in 1921
General Servant

3

Housekeeper

3

Attendg Factory

2

Dressmaker

2

House Keeper

2

Common Male occupations for Ards in 1921
Farm Hands

22

Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers

18

General Farmers

17

Skilled Occupations In Manufacture Of Electrical Machinery And Accessories

6

Unskilled Sawmill Occupations

4

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