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Barnaby Family History

Barnaby Name Meaning
from the Middle English vernacular form of the personal name Barnabas, which was borne by the companion of St Paul (Acts 4:36). This is of Aramaic origin, from Barnabia ‘son of Nabia’, a personal name perhaps meaning ‘confession’.habitational name from Barnaby in North Yorkshire, named with the Old English personal name Beornwald (composed of the elements beorn ‘young warrior’ + wald ‘rule’) + Old Norse býr ‘settlement’.

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

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Name Distribution of Barnaby Families

  • Number of Barnaby families
     25 - 48
     9 - 24
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Barnaby families
     56 - 109
     19 - 55
     1 - 18
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Barnaby families
     7 - 12
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Barnaby Family Origin

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Barnaby Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Barnaby

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Barnaby Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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