Barbo Family History

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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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Barbo Family Origin

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Barbo Family Occupations

What did your Barbo ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Barbo occupation in Canada was Laborer. 33% of Barbo's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Barbo family was Shoemaker. Laborer and Miller were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Barbo.

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  • Laborer

  • Miller

  • Shoemaker


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

Barbo Historical Records

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Census Record

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 List

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 Card

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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Barbo Life Expectancy

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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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Barbo 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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