Origins Available: German
Early Origins of the Barray family
The surname Barray was first found in Austria
, where the name Barre became noted for its many branches with the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In their later history the family became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility.
Early History of the Barray family
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Barray Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Barre, Bare, Barey, Barrey, Barray, Baerre, Berre, Baere, Bere, Baerey, Berrey, Baerrey and many more.
Early Notables of the Barray family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Barray family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: James Barre who arrived in New York in 1680; Jacob Barre, Sr. and Jacob Barre, Jr. both of whom arrived in Pennsylvania in 1718; John George Barre who arrived in South Carolina in 1735.