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Bargar Name Meaning

Americanized form of German (and possibly also of Dutch) Berger or perhaps Barger .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Barger, Barga, Baar, Borger, Apgar, Barman, Bargo, Burger, Barner

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Where is the Bargar family from?

You can see how Bargar families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bargar family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bargar families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Bargar families living in Indiana. This was about 40% of all the recorded Bargar's in USA. Indiana and 1 other state had the highest population of Bargar families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bargar surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bargar ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Farmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bargar. 29% of Bargar men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Bargar women worked as a Farmer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bargar were Miner and Stenographer. .

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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

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Miner

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Maid
  • Bookkeeper
  • Stenographer
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bargar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bargar 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 215 immigration records available for the last name Bargar. 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 589 military records available for the last name Bargar. For the veterans among your Bargar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bargar lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Bargar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Bargar in 1946 was 41, and 80 in 2004.

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