Barfknecht Family History

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Barfknecht Name Meaning

most probably a nickname from Middle Low German berve (bederve, modern bieder) ‘honest’, ‘trustworthy’ + knecht ‘vassal’, ‘man’, ‘servant’. alternatively perhaps a variant of Barbknecht, an occupational name or nickname for a barber’s assistant, from Barb(ier) ‘barber’ + knecht ‘servant’.

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


Similar surnames: Bauknecht, Knecht, Hausknecht, Holzknecht, Schuknecht, Barnicle

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Barfknecht Family Origin

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Barfknecht Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Barfknecht occupation in the USA was Farmer. 75% of Barfknecht's were Farmers. Farmer and Works In Saw Mill were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Barfknecht.

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  • Farmer

    75%
  • Works In Saw Mill

    25%

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Barfknecht Historical Records

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Barfknecht Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, Barfknecht life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Barfknecht in 1957 was 55, and 83 in 2004.

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