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Barwick Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places called Barwick, for example in Norfolk, Somerset, and West Yorkshire, from Old English bere ‘barley’ + wic ‘outlying farm’, i.e. a granary lying some distance away from the main village. North German: habitational name from a place called Berwick, near Soest, in Westphalia.

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

Similar surnames: Harwick, Warwick, Hardwick, Beswick, Berwick, Bewick, Garrick, Brick

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Barwick Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Barwick name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Sweden


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Barwick Family Origin

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Barwick Family Occupations

What did your Barwick ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Barwick family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Barwick. The most common Barwick occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Barwick's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Farming


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

Barwick Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 47,000 census records available for the last name Barwick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barwick 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Barwick. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Barwick. For the veterans among your Barwick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Barwick Life Expectancy

What is the average Barwick lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Barwick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Barwick in 1951 was 58, and 70 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Barwick 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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