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Barbeau Name Meaning

from barbeau ‘barbel’, a type of fish, hence a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman, or a nickname for a man with a sparse beard, the fish being distinguished by beardlike growths on either side of its mouth. nickname from a derivative of Old French, Occitan barbel ‘point’, ‘tooth’.

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

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Barbeau Family Origin

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Barbeau Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Ship Carpenter

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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In 1880, the most common Barbeau occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Barbeau's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Ship Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Barbeau. A less common occupation for the Barbeau family was Carpenter.

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Barbeau Life Expectancy

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