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Normandy is the region of ancient France from which the name Barringer was derived. It comes from when the family lived at Anger in Normandy. The prefix Bel describes this town as a beautiful town.

Barringer Early Origins



The surname Barringer was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Barringer Spelling Variations


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Barringer Spelling Variations



History has changed the spelling of most surnames. During the early development of the French language in the Middle Ages, a person gave his version of his name, phonetically, to a scribe, a priest, or a recorder. Some variables were adopted by different branches of the family name. Hence, there spelling variations of the name Barringer, some of which include Belanger, Belangée, Bellanger, Belenger, Baranger, Barranger, Barringer, Bellenger, Bellinguier, Beranger, Beringer, Beringier, Beringuier, Bezanger, Boulanger, Belanget, Bellanget, Belenget, Bellenget, Bellinger and many more.

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Barringer Early History


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Barringer Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Barringer research. Another 317 words (23 lines of text) covering the year 1066 is included under the topic Early Barringer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Barringer Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Barringer Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Barringer Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



In 1643, 109 years after the first landings by Cartier, there were only about 300 people in Quebec, in 1663 there were only 500, 2,000 migrants arrived during the next decade. Early marriage was desperately encouraged amongst the immigrants. Youths of 18 took fourteen-year-old girls for their wives. The fur trade was developed and attracted migrants, both noble and commoner from France. 15,000 explorers left Montreal in the late 17th and 18th centuries. Migration from France to New France or Quebec as it was now more popularly called, continued from France until it fell in 1759. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebe c. By the same year the Acadian presence in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island had reached 500. In 1755, 10,000 French Acadians refused to take an oath of allegiance to England and were deported to Louisiana. Meanwhile, in Quebec, the French race flourished, founding in Lower Canada, one of the two great solitudes which became Canada. Many distinguished contributions have been made by members of this family name Barringer. It has been prominent in the arts, religion, politics and culture in France and New France. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Barringer were

Barringer Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Coenraed Barringer, who landed in New York in 1715
  • Conrad Barringer, who arrived in New York in 1734
  • John Paul Barringer, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1742
  • H. Nicholaus Barringer who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1752
  • H Nicolaus Barringer, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1752
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Barringer (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Barringer (post 1700)



  • William H. Barringer (1841-1917), Union Army soldier during the American Civil War awarded the Medal of Honor for gallantry during the Siege of Vicksburg on May 22, 1863
  • Emily Barringer (1876-1961), American first female ambulance surgeon and the first woman to secure a surgical residency
  • Daniel Laurens Barringer (1788-1832), American politician, U.S. Congressman from North Carolina, 1825-1834
  • Rufus Barringer (1821-1895), Confederate military general from North Carolina during the American Civil War, brother of Daniel Moreau Barringer
  • Daniel Moreau Barringer (1860-1929), American geologist, best known as the first person to prove the existence of an impact crater on the Earth, eponym of the Barringer Crater on Earth
  • John Edwin Barringer (1841-1922), American Democrat politician, Member of Michigan State Senate 15th District, 1887-90
  • John B. Barringer, American politician, Mayor of Santa Paula, California, 1955
  • George Hannah Barringer (1889-1935), American politician, U.S. Vice Consul in Belfast, 1919-24; Campbellton, 1924; SAINT John's, 1925-26; Quebec City, 1926-29; Yarmouth, 1929; Dublin, 1932
  • Daniel Moreau Barringer (1806-1873), American Democrat politician, Member of North Carolina House of Commons, 1829-34, 1840-42, 1854; U.S. Minister to Spain, 1849-53
  • Daniel Laurens Barringer (1788-1852), American politician, U.S. Representative from North Carolina 8th District, 1826-35; Speaker of the Tennessee State House of Representatives, 1843-45; Presidential Elector for Tennessee, 1844
  • ... (Another 6 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Barringer Historic Events


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Barringer Historic Events




HMS Hood

  • Mr. William H Barringer (b. 1914), English Marine serving for the Royal Marine from Loughton, Essex, England, who sailed into battle on the HMS Hood and died on 24th May 1941 in the sinking

RMS Titanic

  • Mr. Arthur William Barringer (d. 1912), aged 33, English Saloon Steward from Southampton, Hampshire who worked aboard the RMS Titanic and died in the sinking

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Suggested Readings for the name Barringer


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Suggested Readings for the name Barringer



  • The Forebearers and Descendants of Henry and Abigail Barringer by Ross Milo Curry.
  • John Paul Barringer, 1721-1807 of Mecklenburg and Cabarrus, North Carolina by Sheridan Reid Barringer.

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    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. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    3. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. 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).
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Barringer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Barringer 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 19 November 2015 at 09:25.

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