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Barfoot Family History

Barfoot Surname Meaning

English: variant of Barefoot . In some instances possibly also an Americanized form (translation into English) of German Barfuss or of its Danish and Dutch cognates (see Barefoot ).

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


Similar surnames: Barefoot, Crofoot, Arnot, Broadfoot, Bardon, Barrons, Bartoo, Parfitt

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Where is the Barfoot family from?

You can see how Barfoot families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Barfoot family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Barfoot families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 260 Barfoot families living in Hampshire. This was about 28% of all the recorded Barfoot's in United Kingdom. Hampshire had the highest population of Barfoot families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Barfoot surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Barfoot ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Barfoot. 19% of Barfoot men worked as a General Labourer and 77% of Barfoot women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Barfoot were Cowman and Incapacitated. .

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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 1939

  • General Labourer
    19%
  • Bank Messenger
    7%
  • Lorry Driver
    7%
  • Cowman
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    77%
  • Housewife
    3%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
  • Incapacitated
    3%
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Census Records

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Barfoot. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barfoot 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Barfoot. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Barfoot. For the veterans among your Barfoot ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Barfoot lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Barfoot life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Barfoot in 1942 was 41, and 72 in 2004.

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