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Barnaby Name Meaning

from the Middle English vernacular form of the personal name Barnabas, which was borne by the companion of St Paul (Acts 4:36). This is of Aramaic origin, from Barnabia ‘son of Nabia’, a personal name perhaps meaning ‘confession’. habitational name from Barnaby in North Yorkshire, named with the Old English personal name Beornwald (composed of the elements beorn ‘young warrior’ + wald ‘rule’) + Old Norse býr ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Barney, Barnaba, Barna, Arney, Bagnall, Carby, Canby, Broady, Barbary

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Barnaby Family Origin

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Barnaby Family Occupations

What did your Barnaby ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Barnaby occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Barnaby's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Barnaby family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Barnaby.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Farming

    3%
  • Keeping House

    3%

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Barnaby Historical Records

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Barnaby Life Expectancy

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Between 1946 and 2004, Barnaby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Barnaby in 1946 was 55, and 50 in 2004.

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