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

De barrera Early Origins



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

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De barrera Spelling Variations


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De barrera 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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De barrera Early History


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De barrera Early History



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

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De barrera Early Notables (pre 1700)


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De barrera 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 De barrera 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:

De barrera Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Gonzalo DeBarrera, who landed in Spanish Main in 1838

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    2. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. 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.
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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    The De barrera Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The De barrera 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 4 January 2015 at 12:47.

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