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Barbo Name Meaning

Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese: from barbo ‘barbel’ (the fish), hence a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman or possibly a nickname for a man with a sparse beard, the fish being distinguished by beardlike growths on either side of its mouth. Slovenian (from south central Slovenia): unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Barba, Barco, Barbe, Carbo, Barbas, Cardo, Baro, Barber, Barto, Balbo

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Where is the Barbo family from?

You can see how Barbo families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Barbo family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Barbo families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 10 Barbo families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 43% of all the recorded Barbo's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Barbo families in 1911.
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What did your Barbo ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Journalier was the top reported job for people in the CA named Barbo. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Journalier
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Barbo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barbo 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 449 immigration records available for the last name Barbo. 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 632 military records available for the last name Barbo. For the veterans among your Barbo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Barbo lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Barbo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Barbo in 1948 was 48, and 83 in 2004.

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