O'barr Family History

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O'barr Name Meaning

Americanized form of Irish Ó Bairr, a variant of Ó Báire (see Barry), which in Ireland is often Anglicized as Barr.

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

Similar surnames: Barr, O'bar, O'berry, O'gara, O'mara, O'hare, O'hara, O'hair, Carr

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O'barr Family Origin

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O'barr Family Occupations

What did your O'barr ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Licensed Victualler Retired and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named O'barr.

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Licensed Victualler Retired

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

O'barr Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name O'barr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, O'barr 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 104 immigration records available for the last name O'barr. 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 738 military records available for the last name O'barr. For the veterans among your O'barr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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O'barr Life Expectancy

What is the average O'barr lifespan?

Average O'barr life expectancy in 2001 was 47 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 74.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for O'barr

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