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Barbey Name Meaning

Respelling of French Barbé, a nickname from barbet ‘bearded’, an adjectival derivative of barbe ‘beard’ (see Barbe).

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


Similar surnames: Barbay, Barbe, Barben, Barbee, Barby, Barber, Barbeau, Barba, Barbier

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Barbey Family Origin

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Barbey Family Occupations

What did your Barbey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Barbey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Barbey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Barbey family was Barber. Farmer, Painter and B Sewer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Barbey.

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Painter

    10%
  • B Sewer

    5%
  • Barber

    5%

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

Barbey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Barbey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barbey 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Barbey. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Barbey. For the veterans among your Barbey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Barbey Life Expectancy

What is the average Barbey lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Barbey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Barbey in 1963 was 61, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Barbey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Barbey 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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