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Origin and popularity of the name BARBIER


Barbier : 1: French: occupational name for a barber-surgeon (see Barber) Old French barbier (from Late Latin barbarius a derivative of barba ‘beard’). Compare Barbe and Barbee.2: German: occupational name for a barber from Middle High German barbierer or an occupational name for an armorer from barbier(e) ‘metal visor (to protect the face)’.


Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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