Bark Name Meaning

English: from Middle English bark ‘bark’ (Old Norse borkr), hence a metonymic occupation name for a tanner. See also Barker. North German: topographic name for someone who lived by a birch tree or in a birch wood, from berke ‘birch’, or alternatively for someone who lived on a mountain (see Barg). Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): of uncertain origin, perhaps a variant of Barak.

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

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Bark Family Origin

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Bark Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Farming

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bark family was Farming. The most common Bark occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Bark's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bark.

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Bark Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, Bark life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bark in 1957 was 52, and 88 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bark

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