Bare Name Meaning

English: nickname from Old English bær ‘bare’, which in medieval times in addition to the sense ‘naked’, ‘uncovered’, also meant ‘unarmed’, ‘defenseless’, ‘unconcealed’, ‘destitute’. Altered spelling of German Bär (see Baer).

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


Similar surnames: Bar, Hare, Bard, Fare, Bark, Ware, Barr, Care, Bade, Baro

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Bare Family Origin

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Bare Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bare family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bare. The most common Bare occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Bare's were Farmers.

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Bare Historical Records

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Bare Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Bare life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Bare in 1945 was 31, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bare

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