Barton Family History

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Barton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places named with Old English bere or bær ‘barley’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’, i.e. an outlying grange. Compare Barwick. German and central European (e.g. Czech and Slovak Barton): from a pet form of the personal name Bartolomaeus (see Bartholomew).

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

Similar surnames: Marton, Harton, Burton, Baron, Bardon, Baston, Parton, Banton, Bartos

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Barton Family Origin

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Barton Family Occupations

What did your Barton ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Barton. 37% of Barton men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Barton women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Barton were Carpenter and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Labourer
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Stenographer
  • Bookkeeper
  • Operator
  • Teacher

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

Barton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 638,000 census records available for the last name Barton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barton 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 60,000 immigration records available for the last name Barton. 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 88,000 military records available for the last name Barton. For the veterans among your Barton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Barton Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Barton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Barton in 1940 was 30, and 75 in 2004.

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