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

Barroso Early Origins



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

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Barroso Spelling Variations


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Barroso 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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Barroso Early History


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Barroso Early History



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

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Barroso Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Barroso 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 Barroso 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:

Barroso Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Gaspar Barroso sailed to America in 1516
  • Martín Barroso sailed to the Spanish Main in 1534
  • Diego Barroso sailed to Río de la Plata in 1535

Barroso Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Gaspar Barroso, who landed in America in 1816
  • Martin Barroso, who arrived in Spanish Main in 1834
  • Juan Barroso, who arrived in Cartagena in 1835
  • Diego Barroso, who arrived in Rio de la Plata in 1835
  • Antonio Barroso, aged 22, landed in New Orleans, La in 1838
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Barroso (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Barroso (post 1700)



  • Maria de Jesus Simões Barroso Soares GCL (1925-2015), Portuguese politician and actress, wife of former Portuguese President Mario Soares and First Lady of Portugal between 1986 and 1996
  • Ignez Magdalena "Inezita" Aranha de Lima Barroso (1925-2015), Brazilian folk singer

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    2. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    3. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    5. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    6. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    7. 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.
    8. Maduell, Charles R. Compiler Index of Spanish Citizens Entering the Port of New Orleans Between January 1840 and December 1865. New Orleans: The Compiler, 1966. Print.
    9. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    10. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    11. ...

    The Barroso Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Barroso 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 13 July 2015 at 16:15.

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