Barkes Family History

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Barkes Name Meaning

English: variant of Bark or Barkus.

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


Similar surnames: Barks, Barke, Birkes, Bares, Berkes, Barnes, Burkes, Backes, Bankes

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Barkes Family Origin

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Barkes Family Occupations

What did your Barkes ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Shipwright, Agricultural Labourer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Barkes. The most common Barkes occupation in the UK was Shipwright. 12% of Barkes's were Shipwrights. A less common occupation for the Barkes family was Colliery Clerk.

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  • Shipwright

    12%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Coal Miner

    6%
  • Colliery Clerk

    6%

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

Barkes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Barkes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barkes 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Barkes. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Barkes. For the veterans among your Barkes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Barkes Life Expectancy

What is the average Barkes lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Barkes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Barkes in 1957 was 28, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Barkes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Barkes 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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