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Barsi Family History

Barsi Name Meaning

Central Italian: unexplained. Hungarian: habitational name for someone from a village called Bars (with the common -i suffix -i of Hungarian local names), from the Turkic personal name Bars, Bors. Borsod county in the north of Hungary was named with the same Turkic (Khabar, Uze, Pecheneg, or Cumanian) personal name.

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


Similar surnames: Bari, Marti, Mars, Vari, Basa, Kari, Sari, Bard, Barto, Bar

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Where is the Barsi family from?

You can see how Barsi families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Barsi family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Barsi families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 3 Barsi families living in California. This was about 75% of all the recorded Barsi's in the USA. California had the highest population of Barsi families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Barsi surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Barsi ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Fruit were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Barsi. 48% of Barsi men worked as a Laborer.

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*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
    48%
  • Owner
    12%
  • Proprietor
    8%
  • Machine
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Fruit
    100%
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What Barsi family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Barsi. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barsi census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 627 immigration records available for the last name Barsi. 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 Cards

There are 222 military records available for the last name Barsi. For the veterans among your Barsi ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Barsi lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2003, in the United States, Barsi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Barsi in 1953 was 45, and 86 in 2003.

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