Barks Family History

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Barks Name Meaning

English: variant of Barkus or Bark.

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

Similar surnames: Barkes, Barke, Bark, Barkus, Berks, Backs, Baris, Bares, Barns, Birks

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Barks Family Origin

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Barks Family Occupations

What did your Barks ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Barks occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Barks's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Barks. A less common occupation for the Barks family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Barks ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Barks Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Barks. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barks census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Barks. 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 Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Barks. For the veterans among your Barks ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Barks Life Expectancy

What is the average Barks lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Barks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Barks in 1951 was 67, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Barks

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Barks ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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