Barco History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Noble surnames, such as Barco, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The original bearer of the name Barco, 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 Barco originally derived from the Spanish word Barrera which referred to a barrier and denoted that the family originally lived beside a gate or fence.
Early Origins of the Barco family
The surname Barco was first found in Castile, an important Christian kingdom of medieval Spain.
Early History of the Barco family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Barco research. Another 78 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1274, 1625 and 1701 are included under the topic Early Barco History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Barco 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.
Early Notables of the Barco family (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...
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Barco migration to the United States +
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Barco Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Pedro DeLa Barco, aged 46, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1830 
- Gonzalo Barco, who landed in Rio de la Plata in 1835 
Contemporary Notables of the name Barco (post 1700) +
- Carson Barco Newman, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1956
Related Stories +
- ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)