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Barretta Name Meaning

Italian: probably from a diminutive of barra ‘barrier’, ‘bar’ or from Calabrian dialect barretta ‘cap’.

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


Similar surnames: Barbetta, Barrette, Barrett, Barretto, Barletta, Carretta, Barreto

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Barretta Family Origin

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Barretta Family Occupations

What did your Barretta ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Barretta occupation in Canada was Instituteur. 50% of Barretta's were Instituteurs. Instituteur and Packer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Barretta.

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  • Instituteur

    50%
  • Packer

    50%

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Barretta Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Barretta ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Barretta Life Expectancy

What is the average Barretta lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, Barretta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Barretta in 1962 was 75, and 80 in 2004.

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