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Barras Name Meaning

English: of uncertain origin; perhaps a topographic name for someone who lived by the outworks of a fortress, Old French barrace, or a variant of Barrs. French (Midi): from an augmentative of Barre.

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

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Barras Family Origin

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Barras Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    24%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • At Home

    4%

In 1880, the most common Barras occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Barras's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Barras. A less common occupation for the Barras family was At Home.

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Barras Life Expectancy

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