Barss Name Meaning

Altered form of English and Welsh Bearse.

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


Similar surnames: Bares, Baris, Bearss, Bess, Barts, Barns, Gares, Barks, Bass, Barson

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Barss Family Origin

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Barss Family Occupations

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  • Farm Labourer L

    33%
  • Joiner

    33%
  • Tobacco Stripper

    33%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Barss family was Tobacco Stripper. The most common Barss occupation in the UK was Farm Labourer L. 33% of Barss's were Farm Labourer Ls. Farm Labourer L and Joiner were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Barss.

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Barss Historical Records

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Barss Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, Barss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Barss in 1962 was 54, and 86 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Barss

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