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Bark Family History

Bark Name Meaning
English: from Middle English bark ‘bark’ (Old Norse borkr), hence a metonymic occupation name for a tanner. See also Barker.North German: topographic name for someone who lived by a birch tree or in a birch wood, from berke ‘birch’, or alternatively for someone who lived on a mountain (see Barg).Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): of uncertain origin, perhaps a variant of Barak.

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

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31,745 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,219 Military Records
5,169 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Bark Families

  • Number of Bark families
     39 - 76
     14 - 38
     1 - 13
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Bark families
     52 - 101
     18 - 51
     1 - 17
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Bark families
     12 - 22
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Bark Family Origin

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Bark Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Bark

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Bark Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Bark Civil War Service Records

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