Barrie Family History

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Barrie Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from any of various places, especially one in Angus, generally named with Gaelic barr ‘height’, ‘hill’, or from a British cognate of this word.

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

Similar surnames: Barre, Barrow, Barrios, Barra, Dargie, Carrie, Barros, Barrese

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Barrie Family Origin

Where is the Barrie family from?

Barrie Family Occupations

What did your Barrie ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Coal Miner and Carter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Barrie. The most common Barrie occupation in the UK was Farmer. 6% of Barrie's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Barrie family was Joiner.

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  • Farmer

  • Coal Miner

  • Carter

  • Joiner


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

Barrie Historical Records

What Barrie family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 45,000 census records available for the last name Barrie. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barrie 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Barrie. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Barrie. For the veterans among your Barrie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Barrie Life Expectancy

What is the average Barrie lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Barrie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Barrie in 1954 was 66, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Barrie

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Barrie 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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