Barreras Family History

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Barreras Name Meaning

Spanish: topographic or habitational name from any of numerous watercourses, mountains, and other place named Barrera or Barreras, from barrera ‘barrier’, ‘obstacle’; ‘clay pit’.

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

Similar surnames: Barrera, Carrera, Barreda, Carreras, Barreira, Balderas, Barrero

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Barreras Family Origin

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Barreras Family Occupations

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In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Barreras. 30% of Barreras men worked as a Laborer and 60% of Barreras women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Barreras were Farm Laborer and New Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Labor
  • Farmer
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
  • New Worker

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

Barreras Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Barreras. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barreras 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Barreras. 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 915 military records available for the last name Barreras. For the veterans among your Barreras ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Barreras Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Barreras life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Barreras in 1945 was 44, and 71 in 2004.

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