Barrs Name Meaning

topographic name for someone who lived by one or more barriers or obstructions, from a plural or possessive form of Barr 2. metonymic occupational name for a maker of bars, or perhaps a nickname for a tall, thin man. See Barr 4.

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


Similar surnames: Barr, Barre, Baris, Barras, Baars, Baros, Bares, Barra, Boros, Barts

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Barrs Family Origin

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Barrs Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Farming

    13%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

In 1880, the most common Barrs occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Barrs's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Barrs family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Barrs.

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Barrs Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, Barrs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Barrs in 1956 was 43, and 68 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Barrs

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