Barreau Family History

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Barreau Name Meaning

French: possibly a variant of Barreur, an agent derivative of barrer ‘to bar’, ‘to close or block off’, hence possibly an occupational name for a jailer or doorkeeper.

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

Similar surnames: Barbeau, Barteau, Barre, Jarreau, Barrell, Barreto, Barrere, Carreau

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Barreau Family Origin

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Barreau Family Occupations

What did your Barreau ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cultivateur was the top reported job for people in the CA named Barreau. 56% of Barreau men worked as a Cultivateur

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Cultivateur
  • Mill Man
  • Journalier

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

Barreau Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 891 census records available for the last name Barreau. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barreau 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 504 immigration records available for the last name Barreau. 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 125 military records available for the last name Barreau. For the veterans among your Barreau ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Barreau Life Expectancy

What is the average Barreau lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Barreau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Barreau in 1963 was 82, and 94 in 2004.

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