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Barkey Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Berkey. German: presumably from a habitational name in northern Germany. See also Parkey.

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


Similar surnames: Berkey, Barley, Burkey, Barker, Birkey, Darsey, Barkley, Barke, Balke

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Barkey Family Origin

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Barkey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Capt. Of Steamboat

    3%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, farmer, Laborer and Capt. Of Steamboat were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Barkey. A less common occupation for the Barkey family was Carpenter. The most common Barkey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Barkey's were Farmers.

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Barkey Historical Records

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Barkey Life Expectancy

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