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Bare Name Meaning

English: nickname from Old English bær ‘bare’, which in medieval times in addition to the sense ‘naked’, ‘uncovered’, also meant ‘unarmed’, ‘defenseless’, ‘unconcealed’, ‘destitute’. Altered spelling of German Bär (see Baer).

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

Similar surnames: Bar, Hare, Bard, Fare, Bark, Ware, Barr, Care, Bade, Baro

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Bare Family Origin

Where is the Bare family from?

Bare Family Occupations

What did your Bare ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Bare occupation in Canada was Commis. 25% of Bare's were Commiss. A less common occupation for the Bare family was Miner. Commis, Laborer and Lock Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bare.

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  • Commis

  • Laborer

  • Lock Laborer

  • Miner


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

Bare Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bare Life Expectancy

What is the average Bare lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Bare life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Bare in 1945 was 31, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bare

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bare 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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