Barraclough Family History

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Barraclough Name Meaning

English (mainly Yorkshire): habitational name from Barrowclough near Halifax in West Yorkshire, named with Old English bearu ‘grove’ + cloh ‘ravine’.

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

Similar surnames: Fairclough, Colclough, Clough, Brough, Yarbrough, Scarborough

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Barraclough Family Origin

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Barraclough Family Occupations

What did your Barraclough ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Barraclough family was Blacksmith. The most common Barraclough occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 14% of Barraclough's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Coal Miner and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Barraclough.

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  • Carpenter

  • Coal Miner

  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith


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

Barraclough Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 79,000 census records available for the last name Barraclough. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barraclough 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Barraclough. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Barraclough. For the veterans among your Barraclough ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Barraclough Life Expectancy

What is the average Barraclough lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Barraclough life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Barraclough in 1957 was 43, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Barraclough

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Barraclough 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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