Barren Family History

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Barren Name Meaning

English: probably a variant spelling of Baron.

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

Similar surnames: Barret, Marren, Barten, Garren, Barron, Warren, Carlen, Barnet

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Barren Family Origin

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Barren Family Occupations

What did your Barren ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Barren family was Going To School. The most common Barren occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 22% of Barren's were Cultivateurs. Cultivateur, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Barren.

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  • Cultivateur

  • Carpenter

  • Farmer

  • Going To School


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

Barren Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Barren. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barren 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Barren. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Barren. For the veterans among your Barren ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Barren Life Expectancy

What is the average Barren lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Barren life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Barren in 1950 was 33, and 48 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Barren

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Barren 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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