Barriere Family History

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Barriere Name Meaning

French (Barrière): occupational name for a gatekeeper, from Old French barier, an agent derivative of barre ‘bar’ (see Barre). In the U.S. Barrière is also documented in the translated form Gates. Compare English Porter.

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

Similar surnames: Barrere, Carriere, Carrier, Barbier, Burrier, Barrett, Harrier

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Barriere Family Origin

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Barriere Family Occupations

What did your Barriere ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Barriere occupation in the USA was Clearing Land. 17% of Barriere's were Clearing Lands. A less common occupation for the Barriere family was Hotel Prop. Clearing Land, Cook In Hotel and Dairyman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Barriere.

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  • Clearing Land

  • Cook In Hotel

  • Dairyman

  • Hotel Prop


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

Barriere Historical Records

What Barriere family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Barriere. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barriere 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 868 immigration records available for the last name Barriere. 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 698 military records available for the last name Barriere. For the veterans among your Barriere ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Barriere Life Expectancy

What is the average Barriere lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Barriere life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Barriere in 1962 was 72, and 61 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Barriere

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Barriere 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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