Barkan Family History

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Barkan Name Meaning

Jewish (from Belarus): from a Hebrew-Aramaic patronymic phrase bar Kohen ‘son of a descendant of the high priest’ (see Cohen).

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

Similar surnames: Barkin, Baron, Gargan, Markin, Baran, Bakal, Barson, Balkin, Larkin

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Barkan Family Origin

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Barkan Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Barkan occupation in the USA was Bask.... 100% of Barkan's were Bask...s.

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Barkan Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 549 military records available for the last name Barkan. For the veterans among your Barkan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Barkan Life Expectancy

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Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Barkan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Barkan in 1960 was 31, and 78 in 2004.

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