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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

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  • Laborer

    67%
  • Farmer

    33%

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In 1880, the most common Barabas occupation in the USA was Laborer. 67% of Barabas's were Laborers. Laborer and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Barabas.

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