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Barksdale Family History

Barksdale Name Meaning
Origin uncertain. It looks like an English place name, but no such place is known in the British Isles. It may be an Americanized form of an original in some other language.

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

225,642 Historical Documents with Barksdale on Ancestry.com
35,850 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
8,194 Military Records
668 Immigration Records
30,744 Census and Voter Lists
150,186 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Barksdale Families

  • Number of Barksdale families
     120 - 238
     41 - 119
     1 - 40
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Barksdale families
     6 - 10
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Barksdale last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Barksdale census records

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Barksdale Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Barksdale families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Barksdale Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Barksdale families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Barksdale

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Barksdale Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Barksdale census records

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Barksdale Civil War Service Records

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