Barrere Family History

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Barrere Name Meaning

French (Barrère): occupational name for a gatekeeper or for someone who lived by a gate or barrier, from a derivative of Old French barre ‘bar’, ‘obstruction’ (see Barre). See also Barriere.

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

Similar surnames: Barriere, Barrera, Barre, Barrese, Carriere, Barrett, Barber, Barner

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Barrere Family Origin

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Barrere Family Occupations

What did your Barrere ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Barrere. 16% of Barrere men worked as a Laborer and 30% of Barrere women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Barrere were Proprietor and Secretary

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Painter
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
  • Stenographer
  • New Worker
  • Secretary

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

Barrere Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Barrere. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barrere 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 746 immigration records available for the last name Barrere. 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 486 military records available for the last name Barrere. For the veterans among your Barrere ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Barrere Life Expectancy

What is the average Barrere lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Barrere life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Barrere in 1963 was 62, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Barrere

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