Barnette Family History

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Barnette Name Meaning

French: variant of Bernet. perhaps also a variant of English Barnett, under French influence.

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


Similar surnames: Barnet, Barnett, Burnette, Arnett, Bernett, Baskette, Harnett

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Barnette Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Barnette name?

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

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  • England & Wales

    57%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    17%

  • Germanic Europe

    5%

  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples

    4%

  • Benin/Togo

    3%

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Barnette Family Origin

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Barnette Family Occupations

What did your Barnette ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Barnette occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Barnette's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Barnette. A less common occupation for the Barnette family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

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

Barnette Historical Records

What Barnette family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Barnette. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barnette 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 Barnette. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Barnette. For the veterans among your Barnette ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Barnette Life Expectancy

What is the average Barnette lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Barnette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Barnette in 1944 was 23, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Barnette

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Barnette 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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