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Type Surname
Usage Slovene
Pronounced Pron. BAR-ə-gə(Slovene) BER-ə-gə(American)  [key]

Meaning & History

A Slovene surname of unknown origin. A notable bearer was Slovene-American Roman Catholic bishop Frederic Baraga (1797-1868), who was the bishop of Marquette, a town in Upper Michigan, USA. There is also a village in Upper Michigan named Baraga, which was named after the bishop.
Added 8/2/2014 by Goweegie2
Edited 10/6/2014 by Goweegie2