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Bari Name Meaning

Muslim: from an Arabic personal name based on bari’ ‘originator’. Al-Bari’ ‘the Creator’ is an attribute of Allah. The personal name Abd-al-Bari’ means ‘servant of the Creator’. Italian: habitational name from the Adriatic port of Bari, chief city of Apulia.

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


Similar surnames: Barsi, Bali, Bara, Mari, Baris, Kari, Baro, Bar, Barr, Bart

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Where is the Bari family from?

You can see how Bari families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bari family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Bari families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 5 Bari families living in Wisconsin. This was about 28% of all the recorded Bari's in the USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Bari families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bari surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bari ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bari. 43% of Bari men worked as a Laborer and 23% of Bari women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bari were Barber and Typist.

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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
    43%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Mach Operator
    7%
  • Barber
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    23%
  • Housekeeper
    17%
  • Maid
    17%
  • Typist
    12%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Bari. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bari 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Bari. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bari. For the veterans among your Bari ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bari lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Bari life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Bari in 1945 was 49, and 66 in 2004.

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