Bara Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Bara, the name of an old manor and parish in East Lothian. Polish, Czech, and Slovak (Bára): from a reduced vernacular form of the Latin personal name Bartolomaeus, Polish Bartlomiej, Czech Bartolomej (see Bartholomew), or possibly from a pet form of the personal name Barbara. Hungarian: from a short form of the personal name Barabás (see Barabas). French: nickname for a quarrelsome or deceitful person, from Old French barat ‘commerce’, ‘dealings’, a derivative of barater ‘to barter’. Compare Barratt. Aragonese: habitational name from Bara in Uesca province, Aragon. Catalan (Barà): respelling of Catalan Berà in Tarragona, Catalonia (see Bera).

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


Similar surnames: Bar, Basa, Barna, Bora, Barak, Bard, Bera, Barca, Bala, Baro

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Bara Family Origin

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Bara Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    30%
  • Scout

    10%
  • At School

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bara family was Farm Laborer. Laborer, Scout and At School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bara. The most common Bara occupation in the USA was Laborer. 30% of Bara's were Laborers.

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Bara life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Bara in 1953 was 41, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bara

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