Bares Family History

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Bares Name Meaning

Czech and Slovak (Bareš): from a pet form of the personal name Bartolomej (see Bartholomew). German: probably from a Germanic personal name based on bero ‘bear’ (the animal). English: unexplained; perhaps a variant of Barrs or Barras. Galician: habitational name from Bares in A Coruña province.

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

Similar surnames: Baros, Mares, Bales, Banes, Ares, Baris, Barnes, Kares, Bakes, Bores

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Bares Family Origin

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Bares Family Occupations

What did your Bares ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Bares occupation in the UK was Bombadier. 20% of Bares's were Bombadiers. Bombadier, Brass Dresser and Cutler were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bares. A less common occupation for the Bares family was Gen Lab.

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  • Bombadier

  • Brass Dresser

  • Cutler

  • Gen Lab


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Bares Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Bares. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bares 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bares. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Bares. For the veterans among your Bares ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bares Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Bares life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Bares in 1956 was 48, and 74 in 2004.

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