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Barlett Surname Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Berelot a double diminutive of an ancient Germanic name in Ber- from ber- ‘bear’ for example Berhard.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Barrett, Bartlett, Parlett, Barnett, Garnett, Arnett, Burkett

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Where is the Barlett family from?

You can see how Barlett families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Barlett family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Barlett families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 29 Barlett families living in Ontario. This was about 54% of all the recorded Barlett's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Barlett families in 1911.
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What did your Barlett ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Barlett. 27% of Barlett men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Barlett women worked as an Operator. .

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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
  • Plaster
  • Carpenter
  • Labourer

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Operator
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Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Barlett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barlett 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Barlett. 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 Barlett. For the veterans among your Barlett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Barlett lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Barlett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Barlett in 1954 was 72, and 83 in 2004.

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