Barreau Family History

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Barreau Name Meaning

French: possibly a variant of Barreur, an agent derivative of barrer ‘to bar’, ‘to close or block off’, hence possibly an occupational name for a jailer or doorkeeper.

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


Similar surnames: Barbeau, Barteau, Barre, Jarreau, Barrell, Barreto, Barrere, Carreau

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Barreau Family Origin

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Barreau Family Occupations

What did your Barreau ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, brakeman J. C. R. and Pecheur were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Barreau. The most common Barreau occupation in Canada was Brakeman J. C. R.. 50% of Barreau's were Brakeman J. C. R.s. A less common occupation for the Barreau family was PÈre Oblat.

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  • Brakeman J. C. R.

    50%
  • Pecheur

    25%
  • PÈre Oblat

    25%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Barreau ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Barreau Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Barreau. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barreau census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Barreau. 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 Card

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

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Barreau Life Expectancy

What is the average Barreau lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Barreau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Barreau in 1963 was 82, and 94 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Barreau

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Barreau ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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