Barss Family History

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Barss Name Meaning

Altered form of English and Welsh Bearse.

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


Similar surnames: Bares, Baris, Bearss, Bess, Barts, Barns, Gares, Barks, Bass, Barson

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Barss Family Origin

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Barss Family Occupations

What did your Barss ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Barss occupation in Canada was Farmer. 26% of Barss's were Farmers. Farmer, Fisherman and Farmer Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Barss. A less common occupation for the Barss family was Servant.

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Fisherman

    23%
  • Farmer Son

    10%
  • Servant

    10%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Barss ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Barss Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Barss. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barss 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Barss. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Barss. For the veterans among your Barss ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Barss Life Expectancy

What is the average Barss lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Barss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Barss in 1962 was 54, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Barss

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Barss 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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