Barriere Family History

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Barriere Name Meaning

French (Barrière): occupational name for a gatekeeper, from Old French barier, an agent derivative of barre ‘bar’ (see Barre). In the U.S. Barrière is also documented in the translated form Gates. Compare English Porter.

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

Similar surnames: Barrere, Carriere, Carrier, Barbier, Burrier, Barrett, Harrier

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Barriere Family Origin

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Barriere Family Occupations

What did your Barriere ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cultivateur was the top reported job for people in the CA named Barriere. 41% of Barriere men worked as a Cultivateur

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Cultivateur
  • Farmer
  • Farmers Son
  • Cultivateur

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Barriere Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Barriere. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barriere 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 868 immigration records available for the last name Barriere. 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 698 military records available for the last name Barriere. For the veterans among your Barriere ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Barriere Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Barriere life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Barriere in 1962 was 72, and 61 in 2004.

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