Barsness Family History

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Barsness Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead so named in the county of Sogn og Fjordane, possibly from a compound of the Old Norse personal name Baldrekr + nes ‘point’, ‘headland’.

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

Similar surnames: Burtness, Harkness, Barnes, Garness, Eidsness, Wangsness, Axness

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Barsness Family Origin

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Barsness Family Occupations

What did your Barsness ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Dispenser were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Barsness. 50% of Barsness women worked as a Dispenser

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Dispenser
  • Housekeeper

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

Barsness Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Barsness. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barsness 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 175 immigration records available for the last name Barsness. 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 407 military records available for the last name Barsness. For the veterans among your Barsness ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Barsness Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Barsness life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Barsness in 1957 was 55, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Barsness

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Barsness 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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