Barclay Family History

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Barclay Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name of English origin, from Berkeley in Gloucestershire, named in Old English with be(o)rc ‘birch’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

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Barclay Family Origin

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Barclay Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, the most common Barclay occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Barclay's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Barclay family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Barclay.

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Barclay Historical Records

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Barclay Life Expectancy

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