Anglo-Saxon origin and comes from the family once having lived in a bark-house, a house where the bark was stored for use in the tanning process.
Early Origins of the Barca family
Norfolk, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Barca family
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Barca Spelling Variations
spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Barca family name include Bark, Barke, Barks, Barc, Berk and others.
Early Notables of the Barca family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Barca family to the New World and Oceana
For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland, Canada, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Early immigrants bearing the Barca surname or a spelling variation of the name include:
Barca Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
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