Meaning and Origin of: Barra
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First name origins & meanings:
- Hebrew : To choose
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Last name origin & meaning:
- Southern Italian : probably a topographic name from Sicilian bharra ‘bar’, ‘barrier’ or a habitational name from a place named with this word.
- Galician : habitational name from places named Barra, in the provinces of Lugo and Ourense.
- Southern French : dialect variant of Barre.
- Hungarian : from the personal name Barna, short form of Barnabás, Hungarian equivalent of Barnaby.