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Type Surname (from location)
Pronounced Pron. bə-REH-ruh
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Meaning & History

Either a topographic name for someone who lived near a gate or fence, from Spanish and Catalan barrera meaning "barrier", or a topographic name for someone who lived by a clay pit, from Spanish barrero, derived from the Spanish word barro meaning "mud, clay".
Added 7/15/2019 by EncyclopediaBrown
Edited 7/15/2019 by EncyclopediaBrown