Barrios Family History

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Barrios Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from any of the numerous places named with Spanish barrio ‘outlying suburb’ (especially an impoverished one), ‘slum’, from Arabic barr ‘suburb’, ‘dependent village’. It may also be a topographic name for someone originating from a barrio.

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

Similar surnames: Barros, Barrow, Barro, Barrie, Baros, Barrs, Carrion, Carris, Berrio

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Barrios Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Barrios name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Barrios. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Native American—North, Central, South


  • England & Wales


  • Spain


  • Portugal


  • France


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Barrios Family Origin

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Barrios Family Occupations

What did your Barrios ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Cigar Maker and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Barrios. A less common occupation for the Barrios family was Milk Vender. The most common Barrios occupation in the USA was Laborer. 25% of Barrios's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Cigar Maker

  • Farmer

  • Milk Vender


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Barrios Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Barrios. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barrios 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 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Barrios. 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 Barrios. For the veterans among your Barrios ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Barrios Life Expectancy

What is the average Barrios lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Barrios life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Barrios in 1949 was 45, and 70 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Barrios 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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