Meaning and Origin of Barbour - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Barbour

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Latin : Beard

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • Scottish and northern Irish : occupational name from Old French barbeor ‘barber’. Compare the English form Barber.
  • George Barbour sailed from England on the Transport in 1635. He became a freeman of Dedham, MA, in 1647 and settled eventually at Medfield.