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Bardin Family History

Bardin Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Barden. French: from a pet form of the Germanic personal name Bardo, from Old High German barta ‘battle axe’. Russian: from barda ‘distillery refuse’; the reasons for the adoption of this name are not clear.

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


Similar surnames: Bardon, Hardin, Baudin, Bodin, Burdin, Baron, Cardin, Nardin, Jardin

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Where is the Bardin family from?

You can see how Bardin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bardin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bardin families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 12 Bardin families living in New York. This was about 32% of all the recorded Bardin's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Bardin families in 1840.
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What did your Bardin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bardin. 31% of Bardin men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Bardin women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bardin were Truck Driver and Nurse.

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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

  • Farmer
    31%
  • Laborer
    25%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Truck Driver
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    11%
  • Bookkeeper
    11%
  • Clerk
    9%
  • Nurse
    9%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bardin. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Bardin. For the veterans among your Bardin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bardin lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Bardin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Bardin in 1942 was 61, and 72 in 2004.

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