Noble surnames, such as Berrier, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The original bearer of the name Berrier, which is a local
surname, once lived, held land, or was born in Spain
names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate. The surname Berrier 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 Berrier family
The surname Berrier was first found in Castile
, an important Christian kingdom of medieval Spain.
Early History of the Berrier family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Berrier research.Another 155 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1274, 1625 and 1701 are included under the topic Early Berrier History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Berrier 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 Berrier 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 Berrier Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Berrier family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Berrier Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Johan Berrier, aged 29, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1738 CITATION[CLOSE]
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)