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Barcia Name Meaning

Galician: habitational name from any of numerous places so named in Galicia and in Galician-speaking western Asturias. Southern Italian: probably a habitational name of Albanian origin, for it is found, along with Barshi, in Piana degli Albanesi in Palermo province, and the place names Barci and Bartsi are common in Albania.

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


Similar surnames: Barca, Barra, Barsi, Marcia, Garcia, Baria, Abarca, Badia, Baris

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Where is the Barcia family from?

You can see how Barcia families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Barcia family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Barcia families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 8 Barcia families living in Michigan. This was about 47% of all the recorded Barcia's in the USA. Michigan had the highest population of Barcia families in 1880.
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What did your Barcia ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Cigar Maker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Barcia. 24% of Barcia men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Barcia women worked as a Cigar Maker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Barcia were Butcher and Operator.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    24%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Butcher
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cigar Maker
    25%
  • Laundress
    25%
  • Stenographer
    25%
  • Operator
    25%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

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There are 367 military records available for the last name Barcia. For the veterans among your Barcia ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Barcia lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Barcia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Barcia in 1963 was 59, and 76 in 2004.

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