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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Southard

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Alt. Meaning

S is for sincere, a model of truth.

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

U is for unite, you bring people together.

T is for thoughtful, the caring you.

H is for hardy, can't keep you down!

A is for approachable, constantly meeting new people

R is for rich, in the love from others

D is for desire, your thoughts do aspire.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Southard

Lyda was born on October 16th, 1892. Lyda is also known as Lyda Anna Mae Trueblood, Trueblood, and Lyda. She passed away on February 5th, 1958.


Samuel Lewis Southard was an office holder. Samuel was born on June 9th, 1787 in Basking Ridge, New Jersey. He passed away on June 26th, 1842.


Thomas Jefferson Southard was a shipbuilding and shipbuilder. Thomas was born on June 18th, 1808 in Boothbay, Maine. He died on September 20th, 1896.


Elmer Ernest Southard was a in the fields of neuropsychiatry and neuropathology. Elmer was born on July 28th, 1876 in Boston, Massachusetts. He breathed his last breath on February 8th, 1920.


His most notable accomplishments were from 1873 to 1879. Milton was born on October 20th, 1836 in Hanover, Ohio. He passed away on May 4th, 1905.


His career lasted from 1895 to 1907. James was born on January 20th, 1851 in Washington Township, Lucas County, Ohio. He left this life on February 20th, 1919.


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Popularity of Southard as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Southard U.S.
  White 92.93% 64.26%
  African American 1.78% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.48% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.90% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.74% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.18% 16.26%

Of Last Name Southard

People with the last name Southard are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Southard

  • How Popular is the name Southard? As a last name Southard was the 4,035th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Southard first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Southard is Sunday, August 24th, 1879.
  • How unique is the name Southard? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Southard. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Southard: Your name in reverse order is Drahtuos. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Uhtsoadr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Southard? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 8,808 people with the last name Southard.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Southard? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Southard as their last name.

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