Show ContentsBerrios History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

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

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

Early History of the Berrios family

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Berrios 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 Berrios 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 scholar Matías Barrio y Mier; nineteenth century Spanish military officer Cándido Barrios; nineteenth century Chilean writer Diego Barros Arana; nineteenth century Spanish actor Antonio Barroso; nineteenth century Salvadoran President Gerardo Barrios; nineteenth century Guatemalan President Justo Rufino Barrios; and nineteenth century Chilean writer Daniel Barros Grez. Alonzo de Bárcena (also called de Barzana) was a Spanish...
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Berrios Ranking

In the United States, the name Berrios is the 2,927th most popular surname with an estimated 9,948 people with that name. [1]

United States Berrios migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Berrios Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Francisco Berrios, aged 19, who settled in America, in 1907
  • Valentin Berrios, aged 20, who immigrated to the United States, in 1917
  • Salvadoe Berrios, aged 40, who landed in America, in 1918
  • Carmen Berrios, aged 40, who immigrated to the United States, in 1919
  • Manuel Berrios, aged 38, who settled in America, in 1919
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Contemporary Notables of the name Berrios (post 1700) +

  • Joseph "Joe" Berrios (b. 1952), American Democratic politician, Assessor of Cook County, Illinois
  • Héctor Berríos (b. 1986), Chilean footballer
  • Carmen Luz "Carmín" Berríos Rivera, Puerto Rican educator and politician
  • Gregory Berrios (b. 1979), Puerto Rican two-time gold and silver volleyball player, member of the Men's National Team
  • Rubén Ángel Berríos Martínez (b. 1939), Puerto Rican lawyer and politician, current president of the Puerto Rican Independence Party (PIP)
  • Mario Esteban Berrios Jara (b. 1981), Chilean football defender
  • Mario René Berríos Castillo (b. 1982), Honduran football defender
  • Edmundo Covarrubias Berríos (b. 1933), medical surgeon from Chile

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