Last name: BARRON

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BARRON : This last name is indexed 194,940 times on Geneanet!

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BARRON : 1: Scottish: status name from Scots baron which in the Highlands denoted a small proprietary landholder. In Angus it alluded specifically to a tenant of one of the small baronies attached to the Abbey of Coupar Angus. The surname was taken by Scottish migrants to Ulster. Compare Baron.2: Scottish: shortened form of McBarron from Scottish Gaelic Mac a' Bharain ‘son of the baron’. See Baron and 1 above.3: Irish: from Mac an Bharúin. In Ireland this is the name of a family that is a late offshoot of the northern family of O'Neill.4: Irish and Manx: from Ó Bearáin ‘descendant of Bearán’ a personal name based on a diminutive of bior ‘stake spit spear’. See Barnes 3 and Barrington.5: Spanish: augmentative of Barro.6: Spanish (Barrón): habitational name from Barrón in Biscay or in some cases a variant of Barón ‘baron’ (see Baron).7: French: variant of Baron ‘baron’.

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