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

Barreto Early Origins



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

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Barreto Spelling Variations


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Barreto 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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Barreto Early History


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Barreto Early History



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

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Barreto Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Barreto 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 Barreto 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:

Barreto Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Isabel Barreto, a Spanish navigator who voyaged to America in the late 1500s. In Peru she married Alvaro de Mendaña, whom she accompanied on a Pacific expedition in 1595 that led to the discovery of the Santa Cruz islands. After Mendaña's death she became Governor of the lands they had discovered

Barreto Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • M Barreto, aged 30, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1831

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Contemporary Notables of the name Barreto (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Barreto (post 1700)



  • Ramón Ivanoes Barreto Ruiz (1939-2015), Uruguayan professional association football referee for the FIFA World Cup (1974 and 1978)
  • Afonso Henriques de Lima Barreto (1881-1922), Brazilian novelist and journalist
  • Lia Menna Barreto (b. 1959), Brazilian artist
  • Honório Pereira Barreto (1813-1859), Governor of the Portuguese colony of Guinea
  • Gonzalo Barreto Mastropierro (b. 1992), Uruguayan football striker
  • Diego Daniel Barreto Cáceres (b. 1981), Paraguayan football goalkeeper
  • Édgar Osvaldo Barreto Cáceres (b. 1984), Paraguayan footballer
  • Paulo Vítor Barreto de Souza (b. 1985), Brazilian footballer
  • Octavio Lepage Barreto (b. 1923), Venezuelan politician

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    2. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    4. 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).
    5. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
    6. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    7. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Diez, Ma Del Carmen Galbis. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias Durante los siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Archivo General de Indias Sevilla Volume 6. Murcia, Spain: Ministerio de Cultura, 1986. Print.
    11. ...

    The Barreto Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Barreto 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 20 May 2015 at 19:19.

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