History of your Surname
Get access to Barriger family records.Start a free trial

Barriger Family History

Barriger Name Meaning

Probably also a variant of Barringer . Americanized form of German Berger .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Harriger, Carriger, Biediger, Berringer, Burrier, Karriker, Marriner

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Barriger family from?

You can see how Barriger families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Barriger family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Barriger families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Barriger families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 40% of all the recorded Barriger's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Barriger families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Barriger surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Barriger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Barriger. 30% of Barriger men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Barriger women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Barriger were Machinist and Saleslady. .

View Census Data for Barriger | Data not to scale

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Seamstress
  • Bookkeeper
  • Saleslady
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Barriger family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Barriger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barriger census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search US census records for Barriger

Passenger Lists

There are 95 immigration records available for the last name Barriger. 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.

View all Barriger immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 759 military records available for the last name Barriger. For the veterans among your Barriger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Barriger military records

You've only scratched the surface of Barriger family history

Discover More

What is the average Barriger lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Barriger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Barriger in 1959 was 59, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Barriger

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Barriger family tree

Explore Your Tree

Browse profiles of historical people with the Barriger last name

Search for another surname
Enter last name/surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial