Barna Name Meaning

Italian: from the ancient Germanic personal name Barna. Italian: possibly from a short form of the personal name Barnaba (see Barnaby 1). Hungarian: from a short form of the personal name Barnabás (see Barnaby 1). Polish (also Slovak and Ukrainian): from a derivative of the personal name Biernat, Polish form of German Bernhard. Possibly from Polish dialect barna, brona ‘harrow’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a peasant who used a harrow.

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


Similar surnames: Bara, Barra, Barca, Barnas, Basa, Berna, Bar, Baron, Kara, Barta

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Barna Family Origin

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Barna Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Hotel Keeper

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Manufacturing

    17%

In 1880, Farmer, Hotel Keeper and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Barna. A less common occupation for the Barna family was Manufacturing. The most common Barna occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Barna's were Farmers.

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Barna Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Barna life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Barna in 1949 was 45, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Barna

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