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Barnaba Name Meaning

Italian: from the personal name Barnaba Italian form of Barnabas (see Barnaby ).

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

Similar surnames: Barnaby, Barna, Bernabei, Bernabe, Barba, Barbara, Barbary, Barnas

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Where is the Barnaba family from?

You can see how Barnaba families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Barnaba family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Barnaba families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 2 Barnaba families living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Barnaba's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Barnaba families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Barnaba surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Barnaba ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Barnaba. 39% of Barnaba men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Barnaba women worked as a Housekeeper. .

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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
  • Sader
  • Truck Driver
  • Bricklayer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 835 census records available for the last name Barnaba. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barnaba 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 539 immigration records available for the last name Barnaba. 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 249 military records available for the last name Barnaba. For the veterans among your Barnaba ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Barnaba lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2003, in the United States, Barnaba life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Barnaba in 1965 was 66, and 87 in 2003.

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