Barreira Family History

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Barreira Name Meaning

Galician (and Portuguese): habitational name from any of numerous places in Galicia and Portugal named Barreira, from barreira ‘clay or loam hollow’.

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

Similar surnames: Barreiro, Carreira, Barreda, Moreira, Barreras, Carreiro, Barcia

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Barreira Family Origin

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Barreira Family Occupations

What did your Barreira ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Barreira.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer

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Barreira Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 373 census records available for the last name Barreira. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barreira 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 548 immigration records available for the last name Barreira. 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 95 military records available for the last name Barreira. For the veterans among your Barreira ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Barreira Life Expectancy

What is the average Barreira lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Barreira life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Barreira in 1961 was 60, and 79 in 2004.

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