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Barrera Name Meaning

Spanish and Catalan: topographic name for someone who lived near a gate or fence, from Spanish and Catalan barrera ‘barrier’. topographic name for someone who lived by a clay pit, Spanish barrera, barrero (a derivative of barro ‘mud’, ‘clay’).

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


Similar surnames: Barreras, Barrere, Carrera, Barrero, Barreda, Ferrera, Barre, Barreca

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Barrera Family Origin

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Barrera Family Occupations

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

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  • Laborer

    33%
  • Farmer

    16%
  • Freighter

    4%
  • Bacquero

    2%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Barrera family was Bacquero. Laborer, Farmer and Freighter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Barrera. The most common Barrera occupation in the USA was Laborer. 33% of Barrera's were Laborers.

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Barrera Historical Records

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Barrera Life Expectancy

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