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Barge History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


Origins Available: English , French , Irish


The origins of the name Barge are in the Old French/Middle English word "burgeis," which denoted a freeman of a fortified town. Generally, the name made its way to England with the Normans, and then across to Ireland, but it in some cases it may have crossed directly from England to Ireland. In Irish Gaelic, the name has been written "Brugha."


Early Origins of the Barge family


The surname Barge was first found in County Wexford (Irish: Loch Garman), founded by Vikings as Waesfjord, and located in Southeastern Ireland, in the province of Leinster, where one named Burgess was a witness to the Charter of Rosbercon in New Ross. In 1420, another Burgess was recorded as an assessor for County Kildare. In Dublin, records include many references to the name Burgess.

Early History of the Barge family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Barge research.
Another 25 words (2 lines of text) covering the years 168 and 1681 are included under the topic Early Barge History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Barge Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Burgess, Burys and others.

Early Notables of the Barge family (pre 1700)


Notable amongst the family name at this time was Daniel Burgess, a Dublin priest in 1681, who was notorious for his attacks on the Quakers. Henry Burgess, the sheriff of Kilkenny...
Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Barge Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Barge family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Barge Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Giles Barge, who arrived in Maine in 1669
  • Giles Barge, who landed in Maine in 1669 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Barge Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jacob Barge, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1760 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Jacob Barge, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1760
  • George Barge, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1770
  • George Barge, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1770 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Fred Barge, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1786
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Barge Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Samuel Barge, aged 26, a farm labourer, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Avalanche" in 1875

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)


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