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Barna Family History

Barna Name Meaning

Hungarian: from a short form of the personal name Barnabás (see Barnaby ) or a nickname from barna ‘brown’. Compare Barno . Polish and Slovak: from a derivative of local forms of the personal name Bernard or possibly a nickname from Polish dialect barna ‘harrow’. The Slovak name may also be of Hungarian origin (see 1 above compare 3 below). Ukrainian Rusyn Serbian and Croatian: nickname from barna a loanword from Hungarian denoting an ox (in Serbian and Croatian also a horse) of dark reddish brown or dark gray color or a surname of direct Hungarian origin (see 1 above). Italian: from the ancient Germanic personal name Barna or possibly from a short form of the personal name Barnaba (see Barnaby ).

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

Similar surnames: Bara, Barra, Barca, Barnas, Basa, Berna, Bar, Baron, Kara, Barta

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You can see how Barna families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Barna family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Barna families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 8 Barna families living in Ontario. This was about 35% of all the recorded Barna's in Canada. Ontario and 1 other province had the highest population of Barna families in 1911.
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What did your Barna ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Barna. 100% of Barna men worked as a Laborer. .

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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

  • Laborer
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There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Barna. For the veterans among your Barna ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Barna lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Barna life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Barna in 1949 was 45, and 76 in 2004.

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