Meaning and Origin of: Baros

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 namesBarnabás (see Barnaby) or Bertalan (seeBartholomew).
  • Czech and Slovak (Baroš) : from a pet form of the personal name Bartoloměj (seeBartholomew).
  • Polish : from a pet form of a personal name beginning with Bar- (Bartłomiej,Bartołt, or Barnaba).
  • Greek : nickname from Albanian mbarë ‘happy’, ‘lucky’.