Baran Family History

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Baran Name Meaning

Polish, Ukrainian, Russian, Czech, Slovak, and Hungarian (Bárány): nickname from baran ‘ram’, borne by either a forceful, lusty man or else by a shepherd. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): ornamental name from the same word, baran ‘ram’.

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


Similar surnames: Taran, Baron, Barak, Bara, Beran, Bagan, Barany, Barad, Karan, Bazan

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Baran Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Baran name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Baran. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    39%

  • England & Wales

    14%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    12%

  • Baltic States

    10%

  • Germanic Europe

    7%

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Baran Family Origin

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Baran Family Occupations

What did your Baran ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Farmer-Teamster were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Baran. The most common Baran occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Baran's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Baran family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Blacksmith

    9%
  • Farmer-Teamster

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Baran ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Baran Historical Records

What Baran family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Baran. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Baran census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 12,000 immigration records available for the last name Baran. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Baran. For the veterans among your Baran ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Baran Life Expectancy

What is the average Baran lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Baran life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Baran in 1940 was 43, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Baran

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Baran ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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