Barbay Family History

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Barbay Name Meaning

Belgian variant of French Barbeau. Respelling of French Barbé, meaning ‘bearded’, from an adjectival derivative of barbe ‘beard’ (see Barbe).

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


Similar surnames: Barbey, Barba, Barby, Barbee, Barbeau, Barbas, Barber, Barras, Barbre

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Barbay Family Origin

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Barbay Family Occupations

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  • Keeping House

    29%
  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Carpenter House

    14%
  • Grocer

    14%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Barbay family was Grocer. Keeping House, Carpenter and Carpenter House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Barbay. The most common Barbay occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 29% of Barbay's were Keeping Houses.

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Barbay Historical Records

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Barbay Life Expectancy

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