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Barnaby Name Meaning

from the Middle English vernacular form of the personal name Barnabas, which was borne by the companion of St Paul (Acts 4:36). This is of Aramaic origin, from Barnabia ‘son of Nabia’, a personal name perhaps meaning ‘confession’. habitational name from Barnaby in North Yorkshire, named with the Old English personal name Beornwald (composed of the elements beorn ‘young warrior’ + wald ‘rule’) + Old Norse býr ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Barney, Barnaba, Barna, Arney, Bagnall, Carby, Canby, Broady, Barbary

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Barnaby Family Origin

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Barnaby Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • School

    9%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Barnaby family was Carpenter. Farmer, School and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Barnaby. The most common Barnaby occupation in Canada was Farmer. 30% of Barnaby's were Farmers.

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