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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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Where is the Barwick family from?

You can see how Barwick families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Barwick family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Barwick families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 9 Barwick families living in South Carolina. This was about 22% of all the recorded Barwick's in the USA. South Carolina had the highest population of Barwick families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Barwick surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Barwick ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Barwick. 20% of Barwick men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Barwick women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Barwick were Truck Driver and Teacher.

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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
    20%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Truck Driver
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    17%
  • Waitress
    8%
  • Clerk
    6%
  • Teacher
    6%
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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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