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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : habitational name from any of various places called Barwick, for example in Norfolk, Somerset, and West Yorkshire, from Old English bere ‘barley’ + wīc ‘outlying farm’, i.e. a granary lying some distance away from the main village.
  • North German : habitational name from a place called Berwick, near Soest, in Westphalia.

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