Barish Family History

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Barish Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): acronymic surname from a Hebrew patronymic phrase starting with Ben Rabi ‘son of rabbi’ and ending in a compound male personal name whose parts begin with I- and Sh-, e.g. Isaac Shimon.

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

Similar surnames: Barash, Barich, Larish, Baris, Boris, Borish, Berish, Barrish, Brisk

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Barish Family Origin

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Barish Family Occupations

What did your Barish ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Barish. 25% of Barish men worked as a Salesman and 12% of Barish women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Barish were Miner and Typist

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Proprietor
  • Miner

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
  • Housekeeper
  • Clerk
  • Typist

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Barish Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Barish. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barish 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 890 immigration records available for the last name Barish. 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 489 military records available for the last name Barish. For the veterans among your Barish ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Barish Life Expectancy

What is the average Barish lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Barish life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Barish in 1958 was 41, and 89 in 2004.

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