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Barkman Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental compound, probably influenced by German formations, of bark ‘bark’ + man ‘man’. Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived by a birch or birch grove, Dutch berk. Probably a respelling of German Barkmann, a northern form of the topographic name Bergmann.

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


Similar surnames: Backman, Berkman, Markman, Beckman, Warman, Parkman, Bartman, Packman

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Barkman Family Origin

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Barkman Family Occupations

What did your Barkman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Barkman. A less common occupation for the Barkman family was Grocer. The most common Barkman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Barkman's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Grocer

    4%

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Barkman Historical Records

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Barkman Life Expectancy

What is the average Barkman lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, Barkman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Barkman in 1942 was 25, and 81 in 2004.

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