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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

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Barnett Family Origin

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Barnett Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

In 1880, 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. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Barnett.

Source: Census data for Barnett | Data not to scale

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Barnett Life Expectancy

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