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Barto Surname Meaning

Americanized form of French Barteau . Americanized form of Italian Berto and possibly also a shortened (and altered) form of some surname beginning with Barto- or Berto-. Hungarian (Bartó): from a short form of the personal name Bartalan an archaic variant of Bertalan from Latin Bartholomaeus (see Bartholomew ). The surname Barto of Hungarian origin is also found in Croatia (see also below). Slovak and Croatian: from a short form of the personal name Bartolomej from Latin Bartholomaeus (see Bartholomew ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Berto, Bartok, Bartos, Barta, Baro, Barko, Bart, Bartz, Bartko, Barts

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Where is the Barto family from?

You can see how Barto families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Barto family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Barto families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 11 Barto families living in Ontario. This was about 79% of all the recorded Barto's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Barto families in 1911.
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What did your Barto ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Barto. 100% of Barto men worked as a Labourer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Labourer
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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Barto. 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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There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Barto. For the veterans among your Barto ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Barto lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Barto life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Barto in 1949 was 32, and 81 in 2004.

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