Show ContentsBarile History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The French name Barile first arose during the Medieval period in Normandy. It is derived from when the family lived in Normandy, where this family was established in ancient times. [1]

Directly translated, the French word "baril" means "barrel". Sources believe that the name was originally used as a nickname for a man that resembled the shape of a barrel. [2]

Early Origins of the Barile family

The surname Barile was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where this family was established in ancient times. [1]

The family produced two councilors to the Parliament of Brittany and one bishop of Lucon, deceased in 1699. The branch of Barillot settled in l'Ile-de-France, Orléanais.

One member of the name Barillot, officer at the Grands Jours de Vendôme, registered his coats of arms in the Armorial of 1696. François Barillot registered his blazon in Paris.

Early History of the Barile family

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Barile Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Barillot, Barillon, Barille, Barile, Baril, Barillet, Bareil, Barilleau and many more.

Early Notables of the Barile family (pre 1700)

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Barile Ranking

In the United States, the name Barile is the 17,057th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [3]

United States Barile migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Barile Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • John Barile, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1890

Contemporary Notables of the name Barile (post 1700) +

  • Xavier J. Barile (1891-1981), Italian-born, American artist who worked for the Treasury Relief Art Project, some of his work is in the Smithsonian American Art Museum
  • Joe Barile (b. 1959), American luger who competed in the men's doubles event at the 1988 Winter Olympics
  • Paul Barile, American Democratic Party politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 19th District, 1996; Presidential Elector for California, 1996 [4]
  • Pasquale Barile, American politician, Representative from New York, 1948, 1952 [4]
  • Nicola Barile (b. 1962), Italian screenwriter, writer and director, best known for his work in animation

  1. Hozier, Charles D, and Antoine Bachelin-Delforenne. État présent De La Noblesse française (1883-1887): Contenant Le Distionnaire De La Noblesse Contemporaine Et Larmorial général De France, Dapres Les Manuscrits De Ch. D Hozier. Librairie Des Bibliophiles, 1884. Print.
  2. Dauzat, Albert, Morlet, Marie-Thérèse, Dictionaire Étymologique des Noms et Prénoms de France. Paris: Librairie Larousse, 1987. Print.
  3. "What are the 5,000 Most Common Last Names in the U.S.?".,
  4. The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 11) . Retrieved from on Facebook