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Noble surnames, such as Barajas, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The original bearer of the name Barajas, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region 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 by the Muslim Moors from the 8th to 12th centuries. The Barajas family lived in the region of Barbarius, in the province of Tarragona.

Barajas Early Origins



The surname Barajas was first found in Castile, prominent among the medieval Christian kingdoms of Spain.

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Barajas Spelling Variations


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Barajas Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Barba, Barbo, Barbado, Barbada, de Barbada, Barbachano, Barbadillo, Barbón, Barbon, Barbosa, Barboso, Barbero, Barbera, Barberán, Barberan, Barbería, Barberia, Barbasán and many more.

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Barajas Early History


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Barajas Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Barajas research. Another 406 words (29 lines of text) covering the years 1127, 1394, 1529, 1539, 1590, and 1650 are included under the topic Early Barajas History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Barajas Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Barajas Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among members of the family were thirteenth century Castilian landowner Pelayo Barbero; Martín de Barbada, knight of the Reconquest, who died in 1394 during an unsuccessful attempt to capture Granada; Lope de Barba Figueroa, made a Knight of St. John...

Another 40 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Barajas Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Barajas Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Plinio Barajas, aged 23, who settled in America from Bogota, Colombia, in 1920
  • Isidro Barajas, aged 62, who landed in America from Mexico, Mexico, in 1921

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Contemporary Notables of the name Barajas (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Barajas (post 1700)



  • Rodrigo Richard Barajas (b. 1975), Mexican American professional baseball catcher
  • Javier Barajas (b. 1980), Spanish footballer
  • Rubén Barajas (b. 1975), retired Spanish professional footballer
  • Carmen Barajas (b. 1925), Countess of Bragny, Countess of Barajas, a Mexican aristocrat, film executive producer, bestselling author and internationally known socialite

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    3. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    4. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    5. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    9. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    10. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    11. ...

    The Barajas Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Barajas 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.

    This page was last modified on 14 July 2017 at 13:29.

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