Barracks Family History

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Barracks Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Barrack, Barras, Parrack, Barraco, Barrick, Barak, Arras, Barlas

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Barracks Family Origin

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Barracks Family Occupations

What did your Barracks ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Miner and Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Barracks. 15% of Barracks men worked as a Miner and 29% of Barracks women worked as a Servant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Barracks were Catcher Laborer and Nurse

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Miner
    15%
  • Operator
    15%
  • Carpenter
    8%
  • Catcher Laborer
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Servant
    29%
  • High School Teacher
    15%
  • Knitter
    15%
  • Nurse
    15%

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

Barracks Historical Records

What Barracks family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 706 census records available for the last name Barracks. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barracks 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 144 immigration records available for the last name Barracks. 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 14,000 military records available for the last name Barracks. For the veterans among your Barracks ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Barracks Life Expectancy

What is the average Barracks lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Barracks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Barracks in 1961 was 36, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Barracks

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Barracks 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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