Barben Family History

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Barben Name Meaning

Dutch: derivative of French Barbe ‘beard’.

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


Similar surnames: Barbey, Barbee, Barber, Barbe, Barbin, Barbay, Barbier, Barbeau

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Barben Family Origin

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Barben Family Occupations

What did your Barben ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farm Labor, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Barben. The most common Barben occupation in the USA was Farm Labor. 15% of Barben's were Farm Labors. A less common occupation for the Barben family was Farm Hand.

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  • Farm Labor

    15%
  • Farmer

    15%
  • Bookkeeper

    8%
  • Farm Hand

    8%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

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

Barben Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Barben. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barben 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Barben. 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 Barben. For the veterans among your Barben ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Barben Life Expectancy

What is the average Barben lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Barben life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Barben in 1963 was 63, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Barben

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Barben 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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