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Barnett Name Meaning

habitational name from various places, for example Chipping (High) Barnet, East Barnet, and Friern Barnet in Greater London, named with Old English bærnet ‘place cleared by burning’ (a derivative of bærnan ‘to burn’, ‘to set light to’). from a medieval personal name, a variant of Bernard.

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


Similar surnames: Barrett, Arnett, Garnett, Barnes, Barlett, Burgett, Barner, Baskett

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Barnett Family Origin

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Barnett Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Servant

    7%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

In 1881, Farmer, Servant and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Barnett. A less common occupation for the Barnett family was Laborer. The most common Barnett occupation in Canada was Farmer. 25% of Barnett's were Farmers.

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Barnett Historical Records

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Barnett Life Expectancy

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