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
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
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Berrios research.Another 155 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1274, 1625 and 1701 are included under the topic Early Berrios History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Berrios 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... Another 46 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Berrios Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Berrios family to the New World and Oceana
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 emigrated to the United States, in 1917
- Salvadoe Berrios, aged 40, who landed in America, in 1918
- Carmen Berrios, aged 40, who emigrated 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