Barnhouse Family History

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Barnhouse Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived in a house by a barn, from Middle English barn ‘barn’, ‘granary’ + hous ‘house’, or a habitational name from Barn House in Brightling, Sussex, or from Barnhouse Farm in Shipley, Sussex.

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


Similar surnames: Parkhouse, Barnthouse, Barnes, Brickhouse, Brouse, Morehouse, Barnum

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Barnhouse Family Origin

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Barnhouse Family Occupations

What did your Barnhouse ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Barnhouse. A less common occupation for the Barnhouse family was Works On Farm. The most common Barnhouse occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Barnhouse's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Works On Farm

    4%

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

Barnhouse Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Barnhouse. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barnhouse 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Barnhouse. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Barnhouse. For the veterans among your Barnhouse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Barnhouse Life Expectancy

What is the average Barnhouse lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Barnhouse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Barnhouse in 1954 was 57, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Barnhouse

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Barnhouse 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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