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Bareis Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from Paris, France, or perhaps more likely a nickname for someone who had trading or other links with the city.

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


Similar surnames: Baris, Bares, Gareis, Dardis, Barnes, Laris, Maris, Baros, Barras

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Where is the Bareis family from?

You can see how Bareis families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bareis family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Bareis families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 32 Bareis families living in Missouri. This was about 56% of all the recorded Bareis's in the USA. Missouri had the highest population of Bareis families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bareis surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bareis ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bareis. 17% of Bareis men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Bareis women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bareis were Clerk and Secretary.

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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
    17%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Truck Driver
    11%
  • Clerk
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    25%
  • Housekeeper
    25%
  • Clerk
    17%
  • Secretary
    17%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bareis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bareis census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 253 immigration records available for the last name Bareis. 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 655 military records available for the last name Bareis. For the veterans among your Bareis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bareis lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Bareis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Bareis in 1963 was 75, and 80 in 2004.

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