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Origin and popularity of the name BARGE


Barge : 1: German: habitational name from any of various places so named.2: Dutch: topographic name denoting an inhabitant of a farm or settlement on a hill. Compare Ten Barge.3: English and French: metonymic occupational name for a boatman bargeman or seaman from Middle English Old French barge ‘boat barge’. Compare French Labarge.4: English: variant of Bargh (see Bark 1).5: French: topographic name from Old French barge Old Occitan barga ‘haystack standing in the yard of the farm’.6: Galician and Portuguese: habitational name from a place called A Barxe e.g. in A Coruña province in Spain or A Barge in Viana do Castelo in Portugal.


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

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