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Barabas Name Meaning

Hungarian (Barabás), Polish (Barabasz or Barabas), Czech and Slovak (Barabáš), and Spanish (Bar(r)abás): from the New Testament personal name Barabas (Greek Barabbas) ‘son of Aba’. This was the name borne by the thief whose life was demanded by the crowd in Jerusalem in preference to that of Jesus (Matthew 27:15–21). In central Europe it was sometimes adopted as a personal name by a repentant sinner.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Barbas, Barlas, Barajas, Barta, Barba, Barnas, Balaban, Raba, Barber

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Barabas Family Origin

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Barabas Family Occupations

What did your Barabas ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Barabas. 19% of Barabas men worked as a Laborer and 40% of Barabas women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Barabas were Clerk and Cashier

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    19%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Clerk
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    40%
  • Waitress
    20%
  • Typist
    20%
  • Cashier
    20%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Barabas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Barabas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barabas census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Barabas. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 677 military records available for the last name Barabas. For the veterans among your Barabas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Barabas Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Barabas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Barabas in 1957 was 66, and 91 in 2004.

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