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The earliest origins of the Allard surname date from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. Their name reveals that an early member was a person considered to be brave and noble.

Allard Early Origins



The surname Allard was first found in Norfolk and Northampton where they were recorded in the Domesday Book in 1086 when Adelard was an under tenant of lands at that time.

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Allard Spelling Variations


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Allard Spelling Variations



It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Allard are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Allard include: Aelheard, Adelard, Adlard and others.

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Allard Early History


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Allard Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Allard research. Another 207 words (15 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Allard History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Allard Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Allard Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Allard Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North Ameri ca. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Allard or a variant listed above:

Allard Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Hugh Allard, who arrived in New Hampshire in 1674

Allard Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Cristine Allard, who landed in Louisiana in 1718
  • Antoine Allard, aged 20, arrived in Louisiana in 1719
  • Isaac Allard, who landed in Massachusetts in 1750
  • William Allard, who arrived in America in 1760
  • Paul and William Allard had landed in the year 1767
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Allard Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Allard, who arrived in Savanna(h), Georgia in 1809
  • Peter Gre Allard, who arrived in Savanna(h), Georgia in 1810
  • L Allard, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1850
  • Martin Allard, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1886
  • Alfred Allard, aged 39, who emigrated to the United States from Paris, in 1899

Allard Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Achille Allard, aged 27, who landed in America from Paris, in 1904
  • Auguste Allard, aged 0, who settled in America from Carvin, France, in 1913

Allard Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Bertha Allard, aged 50, who settled in Quebec Canada, in 1911
  • Alfred Allard, aged 31, who emigrated to Montreal, Canada, in 1912
  • Albert Allard, aged 63, who settled in Ottawa, Ontario, in 1923

Allard Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • James Allard (aged 20) arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Eliza"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Allard (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Allard (post 1700)



  • Brigadier-General John Stetson Allard (1897-1967), American Duty with the VII Bomber Command (1943-1944)
  • James Allard (b. 1969), former "Chief Experience Officer" and Chief Technology Officer, for Microsoft
  • Alan Wayne Allard (b. 1943), senior United States Senator from Colorado
  • Sydney Allard (1910-1966), English founder of the Allard Car company
  • Jean-Guy Allard (1948-2016), Canadian journalist
  • General Jean-Victor Allard (1913-1996), Canadian Chief of the Defence Staff from 1966 to 1969
  • Flight Lieutenant Geoffrey "Sammy" Allard DFC, DFM & Bar (1912-1941), British RAF flying ace of the Second World War
  • General Jean Victor Allard CC, CBE, GOQ, DSO & Two Bars, ED, CD (1913-1996), Canadian Chief of the Defense Staff from 1966-1969
  • Carole-Marie Allard (b. 1949), Liberal member of Canada's House of Commons

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    3. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    4. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    6. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    7. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    8. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    9. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    10. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    11. ...

    The Allard Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Allard Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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