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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Barcroft

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Alt. Meaning

B is for bloom, your glow of life.

A is for artistic, adding beauty to the world

R is for reassuring, eliminating doubts!

C is for charm, the undeniable you.

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

F is for fun, your zest for life!

T is for treat, that you always are.

Notable Persons Named Barcroft

Barcroft Boake was a writer. Barcroft was given the name Barcroft Henry Thomas Boake on March 26th, 1866 in Balmain, New South Wales. He left this life on May 2nd, 1892.


Barcroft was born on November 12th, 1837 in Dublin. He left this life in 1921.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Barcroft

Roy Barcroft was a film, theatre, television, actor, stage, and televisionactor. He was most prominent from 1937 to 1969. Roy was given the name Howard Harold Ravenscroft on September 7th, 1902 in Crab Orchard, Nebraska. Roy is also known as Big Roy, Roy Bancroft, and Howard Clifford Ravenscroft. He died on November 28th, 1969.


He passed away in 1610.


Tom Barcroft is an athlete for the Blackpool F.C. Tom was born in 1870 in Wigan.


Ian was born in 1960.


Peter was born on August 14th, 1929 in Bacup. He breathed his last breath on August 26th, 1977.


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Popularity of Barcroft as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Barcroft U.S.
  White 94.35% 64.26%
  African American 2.70% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.72% 16.26%

Of Last Name Barcroft

People with the last name Barcroft are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Barcroft

  • How Popular is the name Barcroft? As a last name Barcroft was the 51,176th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Barcroft first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Barcroft is Friday, April 8th, 1904.
  • How unique is the name Barcroft? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Barcroft. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Barcroft: Your name in reverse order is Tforcrab. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rbaotrfc. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Barcroft? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 407 people with the last name Barcroft.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Barcroft? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Barcroft as their last name since less than 1 person in 714k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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