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Barreda Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from any of numerous places called Barreda, named with barro ‘clay’, ‘loam’, expecially the one in Cantabria.

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


Similar surnames: Barrera, Barreira, Barros, Barreras, Larrea, Carrera, Breda, Barrero

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Where is the Barreda family from?

You can see how Barreda families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Barreda family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Barreda families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 4 Barreda families living in Quebec. This was about 67% of all the recorded Barreda's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Barreda families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Barreda surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Barreda ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Barreda. 65% of Barreda men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Barreda women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Barreda were Cowboy and Steno. .

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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
    65%
  • Carpenter
    12%
  • Farm Laborer
    12%
  • Cowboy
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    50%
  • Steno
    50%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Barreda. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barreda 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Barreda. 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 170 military records available for the last name Barreda. For the veterans among your Barreda ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Barreda lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Barreda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Barreda in 1965 was 67, and 64 in 2004.

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