Barnet Family History

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Barnet Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Barnett. French: variant of Bernet.

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

Similar surnames: Arnet, Burnet, Barret, Barnes, Berney, Barnett, Barlet, Bayne, Arnot

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Barnet Family Origin

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Barnet Family Occupations

What did your Barnet ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Barnet family was Tailor. Agricultural Labourer, Coal Miner and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Barnet. The most common Barnet occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 7% of Barnet's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Coal Miner

  • Labourer

  • Tailor


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

Barnet Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 47,000 census records available for the last name Barnet. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barnet census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Barnet

Passenger List

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Barnet. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Barnet. For the veterans among your Barnet ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Barnet Life Expectancy

What is the average Barnet lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Barnet life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Barnet in 1957 was 40, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Barnet

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Barnet 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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