Barlas Family History

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Barlas Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name for someone from the French city of Bordeaux, from a reduced form of the Old French adjective bordelais. Iranian: from the Persian personal name or epithet barlas ‘brave man of noble stock’, from Mongolian barlas ‘brave’, the name of the Mongolian tribe of which Tamerlane’s father was a member. Greek: perhaps a nickname from Aroumin (a language related to Romanian, spoken in Greece) barliv ‘tormented’, ‘long-suffering’, from Bulgarian bulivu ‘ill’.

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

Similar surnames: Ballas, Barras, Balas, Barbas, Maras, Bala, Barley, Barnas, Taras

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Barlas Family Origin

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Barlas Family Occupations

What did your Barlas ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Barlas family was Mason. The most common Barlas occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 8% of Barlas's were Annuitants. Annuitant, Ironmonger and Laundress were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Barlas.

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  • Annuitant

  • Ironmonger

  • Laundress

  • Mason


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Barlas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Barlas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barlas 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 812 immigration records available for the last name Barlas. 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 282 military records available for the last name Barlas. For the veterans among your Barlas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Barlas Life Expectancy

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Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Barlas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Barlas in 1964 was 63, and 77 in 2003.

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