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Barg Name Meaning

North German: topographic name for someone who lived on a hill, Low German barg. Compare High German Berg.

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


Similar surnames: Berg, Bang, Bard, Bark, Borg, Burg, Bart, Barr, Karg, Baron

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Where is the Barg family from?

You can see how Barg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Barg family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Barg families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 25 Barg families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 51% of all the recorded Barg's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Barg families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Barg surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Barg ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Barg. 75% of Barg men worked as a Farmer.

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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

  • Farmer
    75%
  • Labourer
    13%
  • Laborer
    13%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Barg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barg 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Barg. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Barg. For the veterans among your Barg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Barg lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Barg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Barg in 1960 was 52, and 79 in 2004.

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