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

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Barge Family Origin

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Barge Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Source: Census data for Barge | Data not to scale

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Barge Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1948 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Barge

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