Early Origins of the Barresi family
The surname Barresi was first found in Lower Saxony
, where the name Bar was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.
Early History of the Barresi family
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Barresi Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Bar, Barr, Barre, Bars, Barres, Ber, Baer, Berr, Baerr, Berre, Baerre, Bers, Baers, Berres and many more.
Early Notables of the Barresi family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Barresi family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Anna Bar settled in Carolina in 1739; Elias Bar arrived in Philadelphia, Pa. in 1751; Heinrich Bar came to Lancaster, Pa. in 1709; Johannes Bar, age 40.
Contemporary Notables of the name Barresi (post 1700)
- John Barresi (b. 1975), American sport kite flier and designer
- Dorothy Barresi (b. 1957), American poet from Buffalo, New York
- Paul Barresi (b. 1949), American actor, film director, a former private investigator
- Joe Barresi, American record engineer and producer
- Jamie Barresi, Canadian current head coach of the University of Ottawa's football team, the Ottawa Gee-Gees
- Wesley Barresi (b. 1984), South African born first-class cricketer
- Phillip Anthony Barresi (b. 1955), Australian politician, Member of the Australian Parliament for Deakin (1996-2007)