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Barret Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Barrett. French: from a diminutive of Barre.

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


Similar surnames: Garret, Barnet, Barren, Carrel, Barrett, Barras, Barlet, Barratt

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Barret Family Origin

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Barret Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Barret family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Barret. The most common Barret occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Barret's were Farmers.

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Barret Historical Records

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Barret Life Expectancy

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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