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Noble surnames, such as Barcelo, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The original bearer of the name Barcelo, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in Spain. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate. The surname Barcelo originally derived from the Spanish word Barrera which referred to a barrier and denoted that the family originally lived beside a gate or fence.

Barcelo Early Origins



The surname Barcelo was first found in Castile, an important Christian kingdom of medieval Spain.

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Barcelo Spelling Variations


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Barcelo Spelling Variations



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.

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Barcelo Early History


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Barcelo Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Barcelo research. Another 155 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1274, 1625 and 1701 are included under the topic Early Barcelo History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Barcelo Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Barcelo Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among members of the family were sixteenth century writer and philosopher Alonso de Barros; Miguel Barrios (c.1625-1701), a Spanish poet and historian; sixteenth century scientist and writer Bartolomé Barrientos; eighteenth century Spanish naval officer Blas Clemente de Barreda y Campuzano; nineteenth century Spanish politician and...

Another 46 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Barcelo 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:

Barcelo Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jose Barcelo, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1822
  • Juan Barcelo, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1832
  • Cristobal Barcelo, aged 6, landed in Puerto Rico in 1832
  • Salvatin Barcelo, aged 38, landed in New Orleans, La in 1854
  • Isidoro Barcelo, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1863
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Barcelo (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Barcelo (post 1700)



  • Rich Barcelo (b. 1975), American professional PGA golfer
  • Lorenzo Barceló (b. 1977), Mexican-born, American Major League Baseball pitcher for the Chicago White Sox
  • Carlos Antonio Romero Barceló (b. 1932), American politician, Mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico, 1969-76; Governor of Puerto Rico, 1977-85; Member of Puerto Rico senate, 1986-89
  • Miquel Barceló (b. 1957), Spanish painter from Felanitx, Majorca
  • Miquel Barceló (b. 1948), Spanish editor, translator and writer
  • Don Antonio Barceló (1717-1797), Spanish Balearic mariner, lieutenant general
  • Maria Gertrudis "Tules" Barceló (1800-1852), nicknamed "La Tules," Mexican saloon owner and master gambler in the Territory of New Mexico
  • Víctor Manuel Barceló Rodriguez (b. 1999), Mexican politician, Governor of Tabasco (1999)
  • Antonio Rafael Barceló y Martínez (1868-1938), Puerto Rican lawyer, businessman and politician, 1st President of the Senate of Puerto Rico
  • Carlos Antonio Romero Barceló (b. 1932), Puerto Rican politician, 5th Governor of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico (1977-1985)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    2. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    3. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
    6. Diez, Ma Del Carmen Galbis. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias Durante los siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Archivo General de Indias Sevilla Volume 6. Murcia, Spain: Ministerio de Cultura, 1986. Print.
    7. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    8. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    9. Archivo General De Indias, Sevilla. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias durante los Siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Edited by the docents of the General Indian Archives under the Director of the Archives, Don Cristobal Bermudez Plata 3 Volumes - Volume 1 1509-1534. Sevilla, Spain: Imprenta de la Gavidia, 1940. Print.
    10. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    11. ...

    The Barcelo Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Barcelo 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 20 October 2015 at 11:49.

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