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Barnett Name Meaning

habitational name from various places, for example Chipping (High) Barnet, East Barnet, and Friern Barnet in Greater London, named with Old English bærnet ‘place cleared by burning’ (a derivative of bærnan ‘to burn’, ‘to set light to’). from a medieval personal name, a variant of Bernard.

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


Similar surnames: Barrett, Arnett, Garnett, Barnes, Barlett, Burgett, Barner, Baskett

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Barnett Family Origin

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Barnett Family Occupations

What did your Barnett ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Barnett. A less common occupation for the Barnett family was Farm Laborer. The most common Barnett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Barnett's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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Barnett Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Barnett ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Barnett Life Expectancy

What is the average Barnett lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, Barnett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Barnett in 1941 was 19, and 74 in 2004.

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United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Barnett 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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