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The first people to use the distinguished Barral family name were found in the parish of Barwell, which is located in the county of Leicestershire. The surname Barral belongs to the large category of Anglo-Saxon habitation names, which are derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads. This particular name is derived from the Old English words bar, meaning boar, and well, meaning spring or well.

Barral Early Origins



The surname Barral was first found in the county of Herefordshire, where they held a family seat from about 1400 when they were granted lands in that county.

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Barral Spelling Variations


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Barral Spelling Variations



Huguenot surnames were only slightly Anglicized, and they remain to this day a distinct group of surnames in England. Nevertheless, Huguenot surnames have been subject to numerous spelling alterations since the names emerged in France. French surnames have a variety of spelling variations because the French language has changed drastically over the centuries. French was developed from the vernacular Latin of the Roman Empire. It is divided into three historic and linguistic periods: Old French, which developed before the 14th century; Middle French, which was used between the 14th and 16th centuries; and Modern French, which was used after the 16th century and continues to be in use today. In all of these periods, the French language was heavily influenced by other languages. For example, Old French was infused with Germanic words and sounds when the barbarian tribes invaded and settled in France after the fall of the Roman Empire. Middle French also borrowed heaviliy from the Italian language during the Renaissance. Huguenot names have numerous variations. The name may be spelled Barrel, Barrell, Barril and others.

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Barral Early History


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Barral Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Barral research. Another 106 words (8 lines of text) covering the year 1500 is included under the topic Early Barral History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Barral Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Barral Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Barral Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Barral In Ireland


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Barral In Ireland



Some of the Barral family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 32 words (2 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



Discovered in the immigration and passenger lists were a number of people bearing the name Barral:

Barral Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jacob Barral, who settled in Philadelphia in 1754
  • Johan Christoph Barral who settled in 1754
  • Johan Christoph Barral, who settled in Philadelphia in 1754
  • Jaques Barral, who settled in Philadelphia in 1754
  • Jacob Barral, who settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1754

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Contemporary Notables of the name Barral (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Barral (post 1700)



  • André Horace François de Barral de Rochechinard, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, February 11) André Barral. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
  • Emiliano Barral, Spanish sculptor
  • Carlos Barral, Spanish poet

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, February 11) André Barral. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html

Other References

  1. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  2. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  4. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  5. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  8. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  9. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  10. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
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The Barral Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Barral 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.

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