Barrish Family History

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Barrish Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Barish. Possibly also an Americanized spelling of German Behrisch (see Berish).

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


Similar surnames: Baris, Larish, Barish, Gerrish, Berish, Borish, Burriss, Barsh

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Barrish Family Origin

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Barrish Family Occupations

What did your Barrish ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Barrish. 20% of Barrish men worked as a Laborer and 23% of Barrish women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Barrish were Proprietor and Salesgirl

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    20%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Proprietor
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    23%
  • Clerk
    17%
  • New Worker
    17%
  • Salesgirl
    12%

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

Barrish Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Barrish. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barrish 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 259 immigration records available for the last name Barrish. 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 265 military records available for the last name Barrish. For the veterans among your Barrish ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Barrish Life Expectancy

What is the average Barrish lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Barrish life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Barrish in 1955 was 53, and 72 in 2004.

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