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Updated June 9, 2019

How Popular Is The Name Barbera

Family name origins & meanings

  • Southern Italian : derogatory nickname from barbera ‘barber’s wife’, a term also used to denote a prostitute or dishonest woman.
  • Catalan (Barberà) : habitational name from a place in Tarragona province, named with Late Latin Barbarianum ‘place of Barbarius’, a derivative of Barbarus (see Barbaro).

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