Yard Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Yard Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Yard family

Profession Census Frequency
Scholar 80
Agricultural Labourer 21
Domestic Servant 8
Farm Labourer 8
General Servant 6
Servant 5
Dress Maker 4
Cook Domestic Servant 4
Labourer 4
Coal Miner 4
Brick Yard Labourer 4
Seamstress 3
Cotton Weaver 3
Cotton Weaver Half Timer 3
Gardener Domestic 3
Pauper 3
Cooper 3
Assistant Laundress 3
Cotton Doffer 2
Brewers Daughter 2
Tailor Cutter 2
Laundress 2
Painter 2
Work On Farm 2
Brick Layer 2

Yard Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Yard 100% 3,598
2 Yarde 80% 381
3 Yord 75% 201

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The surname Yard is the most popular version of all its varients

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