Barbosa Family History

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Barbosa Name Meaning

Portuguese: topographic name from barba, a type of plant, + -oso ‘place rich in this plant’.

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

Similar surnames: Cardosa, Barba, Barroso, Barbara, Barboza, Barbera, Barbas, Tabora

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Barbosa Family Origin

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Barbosa Family Occupations

What did your Barbosa ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Barbosa occupation in the USA was Tends Bar. 100% of Barbosa's were Tends Bars.

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  • Tends Bar


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

Barbosa Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Barbosa Life Expectancy

What is the average Barbosa lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Barbosa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Barbosa in 1948 was 46, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Barbosa

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Barbosa 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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