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Meaning & History
From the title of nobility, derived from Middle English & Old French baron
(ultimately of Germanic origin). Instead of referring to someone of rank, this surname referred to a service in a baronial household or a peasant with ideas above their station. It was also used by freemen of London, York, and the Cinque Ports. This surname could also be used as a derivative of the Old French given name Baro