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Barich Name Meaning

Croatian (Baric) and Slovenian (Baric): patronymic from the male personal name Bare, a pet form of Bartul or Bartolomej (see Bartholomew), or a metronymic from the female personal name Bara, a pet form of Barbara.

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


Similar surnames: Marich, Balich, Burich, Borich, Barish, Barch, Sarich, Jurich, Habich

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Where is the Barich family from?

You can see how Barich families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Barich family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Barich families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 6 Barich families living in Illinois. This was about 67% of all the recorded Barich's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Barich families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Barich surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Barich ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Barich. 29% of Barich men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Barich women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Barich were Proprietor and Bookkeeper.

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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
    29%
  • Miner
    22%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Proprietor
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Secretary
    34%
  • Waitress
    23%
  • Teacher
    23%
  • Bookkeeper
    23%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Barich. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barich 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 908 immigration records available for the last name Barich. 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 738 military records available for the last name Barich. For the veterans among your Barich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Barich lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Barich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Barich in 1954 was 69, and 76 in 2004.

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