Barro Family History

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Barro Name Meaning

Spanish and Galician: widespread habitational name, especially in Galicia, from any of numerous places named with barro ‘clay’, ‘loam’, in particular Barro in Pontevedra.

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

Similar surnames: Barros, Barco, Barr, Barra, Barrow, Carro, Barre, Baro, Cerro, Barbo

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Barro Family Origin

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Barro Family Occupations

What did your Barro ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Miner and B Hus Keeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Barro. 40% of Barro men worked as a Miner and 50% of Barro women worked as a B Hus Keeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Barro were Groceries and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Miner
  • Bookkeeper
  • Butter Maker
  • Groceries

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • B Hus Keeper
  • Housekeeper

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

Barro Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Barro. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barro 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Barro. 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 297 military records available for the last name Barro. For the veterans among your Barro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Barro Life Expectancy

What is the average Barro lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Barro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Barro in 1960 was 69, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Barro

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Barro 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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