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Barfuss Name Meaning

German: nickname for someone who was in the habit of going unshod, from Middle High German bar ‘bare’, ‘naked’ + vuoz ‘foot’, or for a member of the monastic order of the Barefoot Monks.

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


Similar surnames: Beilfuss, Bross, Brause, Barnes, Baust, Barfoot, Barkus, Blaufuss

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Barfuss Family Origin

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Barfuss Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Barfuss occupation in the USA was Housekeeper. 33% of Barfuss's were Housekeepers. Housekeeper and Keeps House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Barfuss. A less common occupation for the Barfuss family was Teamster.

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  • Housekeeper

    33%
  • Keeps House

    33%
  • Teamster

    33%

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Barfuss Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Barfuss Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Barfuss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Barfuss in 1963 was 50, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Barfuss 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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