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Noble surnames, such as Barcena, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The original bearer of the name Barcena, 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 Barcena originally derived from the Spanish word Barrera which referred to a barrier and denoted that the family originally lived beside a gate or fence.

Barcena Early Origins



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

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Barcena Spelling Variations


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Barcena 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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Barcena Early History


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Barcena Early History



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

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Barcena Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Barcena 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 Barcena 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:

Barcena Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Pedro De Barcena, who arrived in America in 1814
  • Gonzalo De Barcena, who landed in America in 1816
  • P Barcena, aged 50, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1829

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Contemporary Notables of the name Barcena (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Barcena (post 1700)



  • Mariano de la Bárcena (1842-1899), Mexican engineer, botanist, politician, interim Governor of Jalisco

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See Also


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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. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
    3. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    6. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    7. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    9. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    10. 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.
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    The Barcena Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Barcena 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 4 January 2015 at 12:47.

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