Barrio History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Noble surnames, such as Barrio, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The original bearer of the name Barrio, 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 Barrio 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 Barrio family

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

Early History of the Barrio family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Barrio research. Another 78 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1274, 1625 and 1701 are included under the topic Early Barrio History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Barrio 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 Barrio 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...
Another 46 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Barrio Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

United States Barrio migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Barrio Settlers in United States in the 16th Century
  • Diego de Barrio, who sailed to America in 1528
Barrio Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Nicolas Barrio, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1802 [1]
  • Hernando De Barrio, who landed in America in 1813 [1]
  • Diego De Barrio, who arrived in America in 1828 [1]
  • Francisco Barrio, aged 40, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1829 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Barrio (post 1700) +

  • Ramon Del Barrio (b. 1964), American performer, choreographer, dancer and singer
  • German Barrio, American politician, U.S. Consular Agent in Cienfuegos, 1863-67 [2]
  • Víctor Barrio Hernanz (1987-2016), Spanish bullfighter who was killed by a bull during the Feria del Ángel festival in Teruel
  • Sonia Barrio (b. 1969), former Olympic field hockey player
  • Diego Martínez Barrio (1882-1965), Spanish politician
  • Raymond Barrio, writer and educator
  • Francisco Barrio (b. 1950), Mexican politician
  • Artur Barrio (b. 1945), Brazilian artist

  1. ^ 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)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 19) . Retrieved from on Facebook
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