Barkman Family History

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Barkman Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental compound, probably influenced by German formations, of bark ‘bark’ + man ‘man’. Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived by a birch or birch grove, Dutch berk. Probably a respelling of German Barkmann, a northern form of the topographic name Bergmann.

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

Similar surnames: Backman, Berkman, Markman, Beckman, Warman, Parkman, Bartman, Packman

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Barkman Family Origin

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Barkman Family Occupations

What did your Barkman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Barkman. 24% of Barkman men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Barkman women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Barkman were Clerk and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Servant
  • Stenographer
  • Housework

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Barkman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Barkman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barkman 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 Barkman. 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 Barkman. For the veterans among your Barkman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Barkman Life Expectancy

What is the average Barkman lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Barkman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Barkman in 1942 was 25, and 81 in 2004.

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