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Barbeau Name Meaning

from barbeau ‘barbel’, a type of fish, hence a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman, or a nickname for a man with a sparse beard, the fish being distinguished by beardlike growths on either side of its mouth. nickname from a derivative of Old French, Occitan barbel ‘point’, ‘tooth’.

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


Similar surnames: Barbe, Barteau, Barreau, Barber, Barrett, Barba, Jarreau, Barbero

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Barbeau Family Origin

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Barbeau Family Occupations

What did your Barbeau ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Ship Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Barbeau. The most common Barbeau occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Barbeau's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Barbeau family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Ship Carpenter

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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Barbeau Historical Records

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Barbeau Life Expectancy

What is the average Barbeau lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, Barbeau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Barbeau in 1946 was 44, and 75 in 2004.

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