Shopping Cart
0 Items
100% Satisfaction Guarantee - no headaches!
An excerpt from www.HouseOfNames.com archives copyright © 2000 - 2016

Origins Available: English, German


 More

Spelling variations of this family name include: Barre, Bare, Barey, Barrey, Barray, Baerre, Berre, Baere, Bere, Baerey, Berrey, Baerrey and many more.

First found in Austria, where the name Barre became noted for its many branches with the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In their later history the family became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility.


 More

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Berrey research. Another 227 words (16 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Berrey History in all our PDF Extended History products.

 More

More information is included under the topic Early Berrey Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.

 More

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: James Barre who arrived in New York in 1680; Jacob Barre, Sr. and Jacob Barre, Jr. both of whom arrived in Pennsylvania in 1718; John George Barre who arrived in South Carolina in 1735.

 More

Most Popular Family Crest Products
 
Berrey Armorial History With Coat of ArmsBerrey Armorial History With Coat of Arms
Berrey Coat of Arms & Surname History PackageBerrey Coat of Arms & Surname History Package
Berrey Family Crest Image (jpg) Heritage SeriesBerrey Family Crest Image (jpg) Heritage Series
Berrey Coat of Arms/Family Crest Key-chainBerrey Coat of Arms/Family Crest Key-chain
Berrey Coat of Arms/Family Crest Coffee MugBerrey Coat of Arms/Family Crest Coffee Mug
Berrey Armorial History with FrameBerrey Armorial History with Frame
Berrey Framed Surname History and Coat of ArmsBerrey Framed Surname History and Coat of Arms

 More

 More

  1. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
  2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  3. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  4. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
  5. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  6. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
  7. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
  8. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
  9. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
  10. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
  11. ...

The Berrey Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Berrey 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 6 September 2012 at 08:06.

Sign Up


100% Satisfaction Guarantee - no headaches!