Show ContentsBarriga History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

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

Early Origins of the Barriga family

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

Early History of the Barriga family

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Barriga 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.

Early Notables of the Barriga family (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 scholar Matías Barrio y Mier; nineteenth century Spanish military officer Cándido Barrios; nineteenth century Chilean writer Diego Barros Arana; nineteenth century Spanish actor Antonio Barroso; nineteenth century Salvadoran President Gerardo Barrios; nineteenth century Guatemalan President Justo Rufino Barrios; and nineteenth century Chilean writer Daniel Barros Grez. Alonzo de Bárcena (also called de Barzana) was a Spanish...
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Barriga Ranking

In the United States, the name Barriga is the 13,857th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1]

United States Barriga migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Barriga Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Elvira Barriga, who arrived in New Spain in 1876 [2]
  • Francisco Barriga, who landed in New Spain in 1876 [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Barriga (post 1700) +

  • Espinosa Barriga Casto (b. 1982), Spanish footballer

  1. "What are the 5,000 Most Common Last Names in the U.S.?".,
  2. Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8) on Facebook