Barnish Family History

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Barnish Name Meaning

English: nickname from Old French barnage, a contraction of baronage, a term denoting the attributes of a baron, namely courage, fortitude, etc.

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

Similar surnames: Barnes, Parrish, Barnick, Baris, Harnisch, Cornish, Bayliss, Bernick

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Barnish Family Origin

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Barnish Family Occupations

What did your Barnish ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Barnish occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 9% of Barnish's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Barnish family was Brewer Yeast Agent. Coal Miner, Baker and Boilermaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Barnish.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Baker

  • Boilermaker

  • Brewer Yeast Agent


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

Barnish Historical Records

What Barnish family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Barnish Life Expectancy

What is the average Barnish lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Barnish life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Barnish in 1958 was 52, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Barnish

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Barnish 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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