Barkman Family History

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Barkman Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental compound, probably influenced by German formations, of bark ‘bark’ + man ‘man’. Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived by a birch or birch grove, Dutch berk. Probably a respelling of German Barkmann, a northern form of the topographic name Bergmann.

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


Similar surnames: Backman, Berkman, Markman, Beckman, Warman, Parkman, Bartman, Packman

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Barkman Family Origin

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Barkman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Grocer

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Barkman. A less common occupation for the Barkman family was Grocer. The most common Barkman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Barkman's were Farmers.

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Barkman Historical Records

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Barkman Life Expectancy

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