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Barraclough Family History

Barraclough Name Meaning
English (mainly Yorkshire): habitational name from Barrowclough near Halifax in West Yorkshire, named with Old English bearu ‘grove’ + cloh ‘ravine’.

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

234,273 Historical Documents with Barraclough on Ancestry.com
81,341 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,060 Military Records
4,516 Immigration Records
60,268 Census and Voter Lists
86,088 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Barraclough Families

  • Number of Barraclough families
     11 - 20
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Barraclough families
     1,438 - 2,874
     480 - 1,437
     1 - 479
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Barraclough families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Barraclough Family Origin

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Barraclough Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Barraclough

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Barraclough Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Barraclough Civil War Service Records

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