Barron Family History

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Barron Name Meaning

status name from Middle English barron (see Baron). A baron in Scotland was a member of a class of minor landowners who had a certain degree of jurisdiction over the local populace living in his barony. of Norman origin: from an Old French personal name Baro (oblique case Baron) (see Baron).

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


Similar surnames: Baron, Barrow, Marron, Barton, Bacon, Bardon, Baro, Banton, Pardon

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Barron Family Origin

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Barron Family Occupations

What did your Barron ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Barron. 24% of Barron men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Barron women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Barron were Carpenter and Labourer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    24%
  • Laborer
    6%
  • Labourer
    6%
  • Carpenter
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Teacher
    9%
  • Housekeeper
    7%
  • Clerk
    5%
  • Labourer
    5%

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

Barron Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 213,000 census records available for the last name Barron. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barron 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 55,000 immigration records available for the last name Barron. 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 34,000 military records available for the last name Barron. For the veterans among your Barron ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Barron Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Barron life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Barron in 1944 was 23, and 73 in 2004.

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