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Where did the Spanish Barrios family come from? What is the Spanish Barrios family crest and coat of arms? When did the Barrios family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Barrios family history?Noble surnames, such as Barrios, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The original bearer of the name Barrios, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful country of Spain. In Spain, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules and, during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate. Many Spanish local names reflect Arabic words or place names because Spain was conquered and ruled by the Muslim Moors from the 8th to 12th centuries. The Barrios family originally lived beside a gate or fence. The surname Barrios originally derived from the Spanish word Barrera which referred to a barrier.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Barrios, de Barrios, Barrio, de Barrio, Barro, Barros, de Barros, Barroso, Barrera, de Barrera, de la Barrera, Barreda, de Barreda, Barral, Barreto, Barrientos and many more.
First found in Castile, an important Christian kingdom of medieval Spain.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Barrios research. Another 207 words(15 lines of text) covering the years 1274, 1625 and 1701 are included under the topic Early Barrios History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 171 words(12 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Barrios Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Barrios Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century
Barrios Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Barrios Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Barrios Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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