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Baro Name Meaning

Spanish: from a medieval personal name, Baro(ne), from the status name baró ‘free man’, ‘baron’. Catalan (Baró): from Germanic bero ‘bear’ or the status name baró ‘free man’, ‘baron’ (see Baron 1). Hungarian (Báró): status name from báró ‘baron’. In the form Baró, it could be from a pet form of the personal names Barabás (see Barabas) or Bertalan.

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


Similar surnames: Baron, Bara, Baros, Maro, Bar, Barr, Barto, Barko, Aro, Bero

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Where is the Baro family from?

You can see how Baro families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Baro family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Baro families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Baro family living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Baro's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Baro families in 1840.
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What did your Baro ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Baro. 22% of Baro men worked as a Laborer and 60% of Baro women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Baro were Labor and Maid.

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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
    22%
  • Truck Driver
    16%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Labor
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
    60%
  • Maid
    40%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Baro. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Baro 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Baro. 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 883 military records available for the last name Baro. For the veterans among your Baro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Baro lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Baro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Baro in 1965 was 65, and 75 in 2004.

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