Meaning and Origin of Barksdale - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Barksdale

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Old English : Birch meadow

Family name origins & meanings:

  • Origin uncertain. It looks like an English place name, but no such place is known in the British Isles. It may be an Americanized form of an original in some other language.
  • The Barksdale family became established first in VA, in the early 18th century, and later in TN.