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Barrere Name Meaning

French (Barrère): occupational name for a gatekeeper or for someone who lived by a gate or barrier, from a derivative of Old French barre ‘bar’, ‘obstruction’ (see Barre). See also Barriere.

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


Similar surnames: Barriere, Barrera, Barre, Barrese, Carriere, Barrett, Barber, Barner

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Barrere Family Origin

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Barrere Family Occupations

What did your Barrere ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Butcher and Banker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Barrere. A less common occupation for the Barrere family was Book Keeper. The most common Barrere occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Barrere's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Butcher

    15%
  • Banker

    8%
  • Book Keeper

    8%

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

Barrere Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Barrere. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barrere 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 Barrere. 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 Barrere. For the veterans among your Barrere ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Barrere Life Expectancy

What is the average Barrere lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Barrere life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Barrere in 1963 was 62, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Barrere

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Barrere 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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