Barfoot Family History

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Barfoot Name Meaning

Scottish: probably a variant of the English nickname Barefoot, although Black says that it is ‘doubtless of local origin’. Americanized form of German Barfuss.

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

Similar surnames: Barefoot, Crofoot, Arnot, Broadfoot, Bardon, Barrons, Bartoo, Parfitt

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Barfoot Family Origin

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Barfoot Family Occupations

What did your Barfoot ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Housework and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Barfoot. The most common Barfoot occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Barfoot's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Barfoot family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Housework

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Barfoot ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Barfoot Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Barfoot. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barfoot census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Barfoot. 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 Card

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

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Barfoot Life Expectancy

What is the average Barfoot lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Barfoot life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Barfoot in 1942 was 41, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Barfoot

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Barfoot ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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