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

Barcenas Early Origins



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

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Barcenas Spelling Variations


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Barcenas 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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Barcenas Early History


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Barcenas Early History



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

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Barcenas Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Barcenas 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 Barcenas 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 or some of its variants were: one of the most interesting figures of the sixteenth century explorers: Isabel Barreto. She was a Spanish navigator who voyaged to America in the late 1500s. In Peru she married Alvaro de Mendaña, whom she accompanied on a Pacific expedition in 1595 that led to the discovery of the Santa Cruz islands. After Mendaña's death she became Governor of the lands they had discovered. Other early migrants to the New World bearing this surname or a variant spelling of the name included Fernán Barrera, who sailed to America in 1512.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Barcenas (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Barcenas (post 1700)



  • José Luis Bárcenas Gutiérrez (b. 1957), Spanish politician in the Partido Popular

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

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    2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. 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.
    5. 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).
    6. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    7. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    8. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    9. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    11. ...

    The Barcenas Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Barcenas 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 12 August 2015 at 08:55.

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