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Noble surnames, such as Barranco, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The original bearer of the name Barranco, 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 Barranco originally derived from the Spanish word Barrera which referred to a barrier and denoted that the family originally lived beside a gate or fence.

Barranco Early Origins



The surname Barranco was first found in Castile, an important Christian kingdom of medieval Spain.

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Barranco Spelling Variations


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Barranco 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.

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Barranco Early History


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Barranco Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Barranco research. Another 155 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1274, 1625 and 1701 are included under the topic Early Barranco History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Barranco Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Barranco Early Notables (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...

Another 46 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Barranco Notables 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Barranco Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Juan Barranco, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1836
  • Emanuelo Barranco, aged 16, who emigrated to the United States, in 1896
  • Felice Barranco, aged 42, who settled in America, in 1896
  • Angelo Barranco, aged 33, who landed in America, in 1897

Barranco Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Cesar Barranco, aged 23, who landed in America from Havana, in 1904
  • Antonino Barranco, aged 51, who emigrated to the United States from Altovilla, in 1905
  • Alfredo Lorenzo Barranco, aged 18, who settled in America from Linea, Spain, in 1905
  • Anna Barranco, aged 20, who emigrated to America from Castelbuono, Palermo, in 1909
  • Antonia Barranco, aged 53, who landed in America from Palermo, Sicily, in 1911
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Barranco (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Barranco (post 1700)



  • María Barranco (b. 1961), born Dulce Nombre de María Magdalena de los Remedios Barranco García, a Spanish two-time Goya Award winning actress
  • Juan Antonio Barranco Gallardo (b. 1947), Spanish politician

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    2. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    3. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    4. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    5. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    6. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
    9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    10. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
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    The Barranco Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Barranco 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 28 January 2016 at 15:25.

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