Barge Family History

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Barge Name Meaning

English and French: metonymic occupational name for a boatman, from Middle English, Old French barge ‘boat’, ‘barge’. Dutch: variant of Berg.

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


Similar surnames: Berge, Bagge, Large, Barbe, Barre, Burge, Birge, Range, Tarte, Bane

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Barge Family Origin

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Barge Family Occupations

What did your Barge ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Barge occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Barge's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Barge family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Barge.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Barge Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Barge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barge 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Barge. 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 Barge. For the veterans among your Barge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Barge Life Expectancy

What is the average Barge lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Barge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Barge in 1948 was 34, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Barge

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Barge 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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