Barbour Family History

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Barbour Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: occupational name from Old French barbeor ‘barber’. Compare the English form Barber.

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

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Barbour Family Origin

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Barbour Family Occupations

What did your Barbour ancestors do for a living?

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Barbour family was Farm Laborer. The most common Barbour occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Barbour's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Barbour.

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Barbour Historical Records

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Barbour Life Expectancy

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