Barca Name Meaning

Spanish and Italian: from barca ‘boat’, ‘small boat’ (Latin barca), hence a metonymic occupational name for a sailor, a shipbuilder, or the owner of a boat. Spanish and Portuguese: habitational name from any of various places named with this word, which is probably of pre-Roman origin. Hungarian: habitational name from a place called Barca in Borsod county. In some cases the family name could be a derivative of the personal name Bertalan, Hungarian form of Bartholomew. Romanian: from barca ‘curly fleeced sheep’, hence probably a metonymic occupational name for a shepherd, or a nickname for someone with curly hair.

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


Similar surnames: Barco, Barra, Bara, Barna, Basa, Barcia, Baca, Barta, Bacca, Barba

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Barca Family Origin

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Barca Family Occupations

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  • Dairyman

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Servant

    33%

In 1880, the most common Barca occupation in the USA was Dairyman. 33% of Barca's were Dairymans. Dairyman and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Barca. A less common occupation for the Barca family was Servant.

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Barca Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, Barca life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Barca in 1957 was 45, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Barca

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