Barca Family History

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Barca Name Meaning

Spanish and Italian: from barca ‘boat’, ‘small boat’ (Latin barca), hence a metonymic occupational name for a sailor, a shipbuilder, or the owner of a boat. Spanish and Portuguese: habitational name from any of various places named with this word, which is probably of pre-Roman origin. Hungarian: habitational name from a place called Barca in Borsod county. In some cases the family name could be a derivative of the personal name Bertalan, Hungarian form of Bartholomew. Romanian: from barca ‘curly fleeced sheep’, hence probably a metonymic occupational name for a shepherd, or a nickname for someone with curly hair.

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

Similar surnames: Barco, Barra, Bara, Barna, Basa, Barcia, Baca, Barta, Bacca, Barba

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Barca Family Origin

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Barca Family Occupations

What did your Barca ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Barca.

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Barca Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 416 military records available for the last name Barca. For the veterans among your Barca ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Barca Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Barca life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Barca in 1957 was 45, and 79 in 2004.

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