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Barras Family History

Barras Name Meaning
English: of uncertain origin; perhaps a topographic name for someone who lived by the outworks of a fortress, Old French barrace, or a variant of Barrs.French (Midi): from an augmentative of Barre.

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

86,759 Historical Documents with Barras on Ancestry.com
26,754 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,856 Military Records
1,761 Immigration Records
15,446 Census and Voter Lists
40,942 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Barras Families

  • Number of Barras families
     38 - 73
     13 - 37
     1 - 12
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Barras families
     135 - 267
     46 - 134
     1 - 45
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Barras families
     12 - 21
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Barras census records

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Barras Family Origin

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Barras Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Barras 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 Barras

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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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Barras Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Barras census records

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Barras Civil War Service Records

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