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Barstow Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Bairstow in West Yorkshire, probably named with Old English beger ‘berry’ + stow ‘place’. The surname is still most common in Yorkshire.

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


Similar surnames: Barlow, Bartow, Bristow, Burston, Barrow, Harston, Baston, Barton

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Barstow Family Origin

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Barstow Family Occupations

What did your Barstow ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Barstow. A less common occupation for the Barstow family was Joiner. The most common Barstow occupation in the UK was Farmer. 4% of Barstow's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    4%
  • Cabinet Maker

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Joiner

    3%

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

Barstow Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Barstow ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Barstow Life Expectancy

What is the average Barstow lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, Barstow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Barstow in 1956 was 55, and 78 in 2004.

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