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Origin and popularity of the name BARRIERE

Origin

Barriere : French (Barrière): topographic name for someone who lived by a gate or barrier or a metonymic occupational name for a gatekeeper from a derivative of Old French bar(r)e ‘bar rod’ in the sense of ‘barrier’ (compare Barre 1); or a habitational name from (La) Barrière the name of several places in various parts of France. Compare Gates.

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

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Geographic distribution of the 149,498 individuals with the name BARRIERE on Geneanet.

 

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    Variants of name BARRIERE

    BARRIELE XBARRIELLE BARIELLE BARIEL BARRIEL