Barbe Name Meaning

French: nickname for someone with a beard, Old French barbe (Latin barba). French: from the female personal name, French form of Barbara. German: from Middle High German barbe, the name of a species of fish resembling the carp; hence by metonymy an occupational name for a fisherman or fish dealer, or possibly a nickname for someone thought to resemble the fish in some way.

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


Similar surnames: Barre, Barber, Barbo, Garbe, Babe, Barba, Barge, Garb, Taube, Barbeau

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Barbe Family Origin

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Barbe Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    50%
  • Labourer

    8%
  • Servant

    8%
  • Servante

    8%

In 1881, Cultivateur, Labourer and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Barbe. The most common Barbe occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 50% of Barbe's were Cultivateurs. A less common occupation for the Barbe family was Servante.

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Barbe Historical Records

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Barbe Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Barbe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Barbe in 1951 was 38, and 66 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Barbe

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