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Origins of the Girard surname

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About the Girards

We have a total number of 3911 records for people with the last name Girard.

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Where do most Girards live?

In 1921, most Girards lived in .

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Interesting facts about Girards

How common is your surname?

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

We have 1,680 records for the Girard surname. The oldest one dates back to 1870.

Who were Girards most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Girards.

What are the most common Girard first names?

  • Joseph
  • William
  • Marie
  • Mary

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Girard family members

Common jobs for Girards

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

Common Female occupations for Girards in 1921




General Servant




Dress Maker


Common Male occupations for Girards in 1921


Agricultural Labourer




Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers




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