Heard Family History
Heard Surname History
This Heard origins and history page contains the accumulated history of the Heard surname made up of user-contributed content from other users interested in the Heard family. The last name Heard is an old family line that has spread all across the world over the centuries, and as the name Heard has migrated, it has evolved making its origin a challenge to uncover. Heard family history has rich origins whose details have been accumulated over the years by Heard family members.
No content has been submitted here about Heard. The following is speculative information about Heard. You can submit your information by clicking Edit.
The evolution of Heard begins with it's early ancestors. Even in the early generations of a name there are changes in that name simply because family names were infrequently written down at that stage in history.
It was not unusual for a family name to change as it enters a new country or language. Heard ancestors have emigrated around the world all throughout history. As families, tribes, and clans emigrated between countries and languages, the Heard name may have changed with them.
Heard country of origin
No content has been submitted about the Heard country of origin. The following is speculative information about Heard. You can submit your information by clicking Edit.
The nationality of Heard can be very difficult to determine because countries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Heard may be in dispute based on whether the surname came about naturally and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of surnames that are based on professions, which can appear in multiple places independently (such as the family name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).
Meaning of the last name Heard
No content has been submitted about the meaning of Heard. The following is speculative information about Heard. You can submit your information by clicking Edit.
The meaning of Heard come may come from a craft, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these craft-based last names might be a profession in some other language. This is why it is important to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many names like Heard originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so on. Commonly these names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Worthy of praise".
- Mark Heard ? - 1771
- Fredrick William Heard Sr 1925 - ?
- Samuel Heard 1663 - 1695
- John Heard 1666 - 1739
- Abigail Heard 1702 - 1768
- Mary Heard 1760 - 1850
- Katherine Heard 1659 - ?
- James Heard Chadbourne 1743 - 1743
- Dr. Dow H. Heard
- Elizabeth Heard 1664 - 1737
- William Heard 1680 - ?
- Martha Heard 1696 - 1739
- Ruth Heard / EASTMAN Tappan 1661 - 1725
- Priscilla Heard 1704 - ?
- Elige Heard
- Mark Heard
- Sarah Smith Heard
- Mrs. Dow H. Heard
Heard Family Tree
Famous people named Heard
No famous people named Heard have been submitted. You can submit your information by clicking Edit.
Nationality and Ethnicity of Heard
No content has been submitted about the ethnicity of Heard. The following is speculative information about Heard. You can submit your information by clicking Edit.
We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Heard. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
More about the name Heard
Fun facts about the Heard family
We have no fun facts about Heard. You can submit your information by clicking Edit.
Heard spelling variations
No content has been submitted about alternate spellings of Heard. The following is speculative information about Heard. You can submit your information by clicking Edit.
In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Heard were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Heard. Family names like Heard transform in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across communities, family lines, and countries over the years. Knowing misspellings and spelling variations of the Heard family name are important to understanding the history of the name.