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The ancestors of the Barny family brought their name to England in the wave of migration after the Norman Conquest of 1066. They lived in Norfolk and Kent, where they settled after the Norman Conquest of England in 1066. The Barny family originally came from Bernay in Calvados, Normandy, and it is to that location that their name refers.

Barny Early Origins



The surname Barny was first found in Norfolk and Kent, where they were settled after the Norman Conquest in 1066 A.D.

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Barny Spelling Variations


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Barny Spelling Variations



A multitude of spelling variations characterize Norman surnames. Many variations occurred because Old and Middle English lacked any definite spelling rules. The introduction of Norman French to England also had a pronounced effect, as did the court languages of Latin and French. Therefore, one person was often referred to by several different spellings in a single lifetime. The various spellings include Barney, Berney, Barny, Berny, Barnie, Bernie, Bernaye, Bairney, Bearnie, Bearny, Bernais, Berneys, Berneyes, Bearnay and many more.

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Barny Early History


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Barny Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Barny research. Another 183 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1066 and 1558 are included under the topic Early Barny History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Barny Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Barny Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Barny Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Barny In Ireland


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Barny In Ireland



Some of the Barny family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 87 words (6 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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



Many English families left England, to avoid the chaos of their homeland and migrated to the many British colonies abroad. Although the conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and some travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute, once in the colonies, many of the families prospered and made valuable contributions to the cultures of what would become the United States and Canada. Research into the origins of individual families in North America has revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Barny or a variant listed above:

Barny Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Baptist Barny, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1868

Barny Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Richard Barny was a merchant of St. John's, Newfoundland in 1844

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Contemporary Notables of the name Barny (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Barny (post 1700)



  • Frederick Sutton Barny (1900-1973), American politician, U.S. Vice Consul in Dublin, 1927-29; Port Said, 1932

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    2. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    3. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    4. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    9. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    10. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    11. ...

    The Barny Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Barny 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 15 January 2016 at 13:12.

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