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Barko Family History

Barko Name Meaning

from a pet form of the personal name Barnabás (see Barnaby). variant of Berkó, from a derivative of the personal name Bertalan (see Bartholomew).

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


Similar surnames: Berko, Marko, Barto, Baro, Banko, Arko, Bartko, Bardon, Berke, Barco

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Where is the Barko family from?

You can see how Barko families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Barko family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Barko families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 2 Barko families living in Manitoba. This was about 67% of all the recorded Barko's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Barko families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Barko surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Barko ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Barko. 43% of Barko men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Barko women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Barko were Salesman and Maid.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    43%
  • Miner
    22%
  • Mechanic
    8%
  • Salesman
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    50%
  • Maid
    50%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Barko. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barko 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 404 immigration records available for the last name Barko. 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 329 military records available for the last name Barko. For the veterans among your Barko ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Barko lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Barko life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Barko in 1962 was 60, and 82 in 2004.

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