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Baros Name Meaning

Portuguese or Spanish: habitational name from any of several places called Barros, named with barro ‘loam’, ‘clay’. Hungarian: from a pet form of the personal names Barnabás (see Barnaby) or Bertalan (see Bartholomew). Czech and Slovak (Baroš): from a pet form of the personal name Bartolomej (see Bartholomew). Polish: from a pet form of a personal name beginning with Bar- (Bartlomiej, Bartolt, or Barnaba). Greek: nickname from Albanian mbarë ‘happy’, ‘lucky’.

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


Similar surnames: Boros, Bares, Jaros, Baro, Banos, Bartos, Baron, Barros, Bakos, Aros

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Where is the Baros family from?

You can see how Baros families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Baros family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Baros families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 6 Baros families living in Nova Scotia. This was about 38% of all the recorded Baros's in Canada. Nova Scotia had the highest population of Baros families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Baros surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Baros ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Baros. 38% of Baros men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Baros women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Baros were Sheep Herder and Student Nurse.

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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
    38%
  • Farmer
    38%
  • Farm Laborer
    9%
  • Sheep Herder
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    34%
  • Seamstress
    23%
  • Waitress
    23%
  • Student Nurse
    23%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Baros. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Baros 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 675 immigration records available for the last name Baros. 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 703 military records available for the last name Baros. For the veterans among your Baros ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Baros lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Baros life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Baros in 1955 was 37, and 66 in 2004.

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