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Noble surnames, such as De la barrera, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The original bearer of the name De la 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 la 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.
The surname De la barrera was first found in Castile, an important Christian kingdom of medieval Spain.
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.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our De la barrera research. Another 155 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1274, 1625 and 1701 are included under the topic Early De la barrera History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
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 la barrera Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
De la barrera Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
The De la barrera Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The De la 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.
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