Barb Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of French Barbe.

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


Similar surnames: Barbe, Bard, Bearb, Bare, Barby, Bara, Bado, Bane, Byrn, Babb

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Barb Family Origin

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Barb Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    51%
  • Farming

    9%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    2%

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In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Barb. A less common occupation for the Barb family was Carpenter. The most common Barb occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Barb's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Barb | Data not to scale

Barb Historical Records

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Barb Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Barb life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Barb in 1956 was 52, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Barb

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