Barger Family History

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Barger Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: variant of standard German Berger. Variant of French Berger.

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

Similar surnames: Bargar, Borger, Burger, Berger, Bargen, Barker, Karger, Barge, Barner

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Barger Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Barger name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Barger. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Barger Family Origin

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Barger Family Occupations

What did your Barger ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Organ Builder, Boot Maker and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Barger. A less common occupation for the Barger family was Comedians Wife. The most common Barger occupation in the UK was Organ Builder. 25% of Barger's were Organ Builders.

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  • Organ Builder

  • Boot Maker

  • Clerk

  • Comedians Wife


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Barger ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Barger Historical Records

What Barger family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 60,000 census records available for the last name Barger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barger 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Barger. 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 14,000 military records available for the last name Barger. For the veterans among your Barger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Barger Life Expectancy

What is the average Barger lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Barger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Barger in 1943 was 26, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Barger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Barger ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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