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Barreto Name Meaning

Portuguese: probably a metonymic occupational name for a cap maker, from a variant of barrette ‘cap’. Compare Berretta. This name is also found in western India, where it was taken by Portuguese colonists. Spanish: possibly a derivative of barreta, barreto, from bara ‘(crow)bar’, presumably a metonymic occupational name or a topographic name.

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


Similar surnames: Barrett, Barre, Barrero, Garret, Barretto, Barreca, Barrera, Barreau

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Barreto Family Origin

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Barreto Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Barreto occupation in Canada was Peintre. 100% of Barreto's were Peintres.

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  • Peintre

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Barreto Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Barreto Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Barreto life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Barreto in 1954 was 23, and 76 in 2004.

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