Barrette Family History

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Barrette Name Meaning

North American spelling of French Baret, from a diminutive of Bar.

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

Similar surnames: Barretta, Garrette, Barret, Bassette, Burnette, Barnette, Baskette

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Barrette Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Barrette name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Barrette. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • France


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Barrette Family Origin

Where is the Barrette family from?

Barrette Family Occupations

What did your Barrette ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Barrette occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Barrette's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Barrette family was Keeping House. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Barrette.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House


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

Barrette Historical Records

What Barrette family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Barrette. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barrette 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Barrette. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Barrette. For the veterans among your Barrette ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Barrette Life Expectancy

What is the average Barrette lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Barrette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Barrette in 1960 was 48, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Barrette

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Barrette 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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