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Barough History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The ancestors of the name Barough date back to the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from when the Barough family lived near a grove, or in any of a number of places called Barrow, The surname is derived from the Old English word, bearo, which means grove. As a local name, it could also be derived from a long hill or mound.

Early Origins of the Barough family

The surname Barough was first found in Lancashire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

Early History of the Barough family

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Barough Spelling Variations

It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Barough are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Barough include: Barrow, Barrough, Barrows and others.

Early Notables of the Barough family (pre 1700)

Notables of this surname at this time include: Henry Barrowe (c.1550-1593), English Puritan and Separatist; Isaac Barrow (1630-1677), an English scholar and mathematician who is best known for his early role...
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Migration of the Barough family to the New World and Oceana

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Barough Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • P. H. Barough, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Ashmore" in 1881

The Barough Motto

The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Parum sufficit
Motto Translation: A little is enough.

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