Barb Family History

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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

What did your Barb ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Barb ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Barb Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Barb. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barb 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 Barb. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Barb. For the veterans among your Barb ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Barb Life Expectancy

What is the average Barb lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Barb ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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