Barke Family History

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Barke Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Bark.

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

Similar surnames: Barker, Darke, Parke, Bark, Barkes, Barks, Barge, Larke, Berke, Backe

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Barke Family Origin

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Barke Family Occupations

What did your Barke ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Barke occupation in Canada was Carpenter. 50% of Barke's were Carpenters. Carpenter and Merchant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Barke.

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  • Carpenter

  • Merchant


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

Barke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Barke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barke 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Barke. 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 Barke. For the veterans among your Barke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Barke Life Expectancy

What is the average Barke lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Barke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Barke in 1956 was 45, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Barke 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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