Meaning and Origin of: Baros

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • Portuguese or Spanish : habitational name from any of several places called Barros, named with barro ‘loam’, ‘clay’.
  • Hungarian : from a pet form of the personal names Barnabás (see Barnaby) or Bertalan (see Bartholomew).
  • Czech and Slovak (Baroš) : from a pet form of the personal name Bartoloměj (see Bartholomew).
  • Polish : from a pet form of a personal name beginning with Bar- (Bartłomiej, Bartołt, or Barnaba).
  • Greek : nickname from Albanian mbarë ‘happy’, ‘lucky’.