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Barash Surname Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): acronymic surname from the first letters of Hebrew ben rabi ‘son of rabbi’ and of a personal name such as Shelomo (see Solomon ) Shemuel (see Samuel ) Shimon (see Simon ) or Shimshon (see Samson ); see also Brill .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Barish, Barach, Barad, Baratz, Karash, Baruch, Barasch, Balash, Maras

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Where is the Barash family from?

You can see how Barash families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Barash family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Barash families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 2 Barash families living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Barash's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Barash families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Barash surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Barash ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Barash. 22% of Barash men worked as a Salesman and 24% of Barash women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Barash were Operator and Saleslady. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
    22%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Operator
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    24%
  • Finisher
    15%
  • Bookkeeper
    15%
  • Saleslady
    10%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Barash. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barash census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Barash. 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 Cards

There are 330 military records available for the last name Barash. For the veterans among your Barash ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Barash lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Barash life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Barash in 1959 was 47, and 71 in 2004.

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