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Barnick Name Meaning

German (of Sorbian origin): nickname from a Slavic word meaning ‘ram’. German: variant of Bernick. Ukrainian (Barnyk): nickname from barnyk, denoting a species of bird.

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

Similar surnames: Bernick, Garnick, Harnick, Kornick, Rasnick, Barnicle, Bartnick

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Where is the Barnick family from?

You can see how Barnick families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Barnick family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Barnick families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Barnick family living in Virginia. This was 100% of all the recorded Barnick's in the USA. Virginia had the highest population of Barnick families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Barnick surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Barnick ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Barnick. 30% of Barnick men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Barnick women worked as a Servant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Barnick were Miner and Salesman.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Miner

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Servant
  • Housekeeper
  • Clerk
  • Salesman
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Barnick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barnick census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 477 immigration records available for the last name Barnick. 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 Cards

There are 866 military records available for the last name Barnick. For the veterans among your Barnick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Barnick lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Barnick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Barnick in 1961 was 57, and 81 in 2004.

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