The noble surname Varo is of Spanish descent, and has toponymic origins. Therefore the surname is derived from the name of the place of residence of the initial bearer of the name. The Castilian word "baro" is, in fact, of Greek origin and means "heaviness, gravity."
Early Origins of the Varo family
The surname Varo was first found in the province of Burgos, an area of the kingdom of Castile
, one of the most influential Christian kingdoms of the Middle Ages.
Early History of the Varo family
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Varo Spelling Variations
Early Notables of the Varo family (pre 1700)
Con la Reconquista guerra con la que los cristianos bajo las órdenes del rey Fernando y la reina Isabel reconquistaron a España y expulsaron a los musulmanes invasores en el año 1492. Dentro de estos nombres de familias se han destacado, por ejemplo, Baltasar Baro, a... Another 46 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Varo Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Varo family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Juan Baro who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1803; Bartolome Baro who came to New Orleans in 1830; Fernando Baro Monis who settled in Puerto Rico in 1879; and Carlo Baro who arrived in Illinois in 1897..