Last name: BARLOW

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BARLOW : This last name is indexed 268,839 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

BARLOW : English: habitational name from any of several places called Barlow especially those in Lancashire and Yorkshire. The former is named with Old English bere ‘barley’ + hlāw ‘hill’; the latter probably has as its first element the derived adjective beren or the compound bere-ærn ‘barn’. There is also a place of this name in Derbyshire named with Old English bār ‘boar’ or bere ‘barley’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’ and one in Shropshire which is from bere ‘barley’ + lēah.

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