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Barnas Family History

Barnas Name Meaning

Polish (Barnaś); Slovak (Barnáš and Barnaš): from a derivative of (local forms of) the personal name Bernard . Dutch: unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Barna, Banas, Bernas, Barnes, Maras, Barlas, Bernat, Barner, Barts

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Where is the Barnas family from?

You can see how Barnas families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Barnas family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Barnas families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 16 Barnas families living in Ontario. This was about 43% of all the recorded Barnas's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Barnas families in 1911.
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What did your Barnas ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Barnas. 38% of Barnas men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Barnas women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Barnas were Carpenter and Machine 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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Miner
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
  • Maid
  • Saleslady
  • Machine Operator
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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Barnas. 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 648 military records available for the last name Barnas. For the veterans among your Barnas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Barnas lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Barnas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Barnas in 1955 was 41, and 76 in 2004.

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