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Barwick Surname Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places called Berwick or Barwick for example in Northumberland Norfolk Somerset and Yorkshire from Old English bere ‘barley’ + wīc ‘outlying farm building’ i.e. a granary lying some distance away from the main settlement. North German: habitational name from a place called Berwick near Soest in Westphalia.

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

Similar surnames: Harwick, Warwick, Hardwick, Beswick, Berwick, Bewick, Garrick, Brick

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Where is the Barwick family from?

You can see how Barwick families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Barwick family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Barwick families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 32 Barwick families living in Quebec. This was about 40% of all the recorded Barwick's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Barwick families in 1911.
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What did your Barwick ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Student were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Barwick. 55% of Barwick men worked as a Farmer and 60% of Barwick women worked as a Student. Some less common occupations for Americans named Barwick were Engineer and Income. .

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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

  • Farmer
  • Manager
  • Engineer

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Student
  • Income
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There are 47,000 census records available for the last name Barwick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barwick census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Barwick. 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 Cards

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Barwick. For the veterans among your Barwick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Barwick lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Barwick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Barwick in 1951 was 58, and 70 in 2004.

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