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Definition: Of the barn (barley house), this British surname is often derived from a significant barn in the local region. A possibly alternative origin can be suggeste by the parish of Barnes in Aberdeenshire, Scotland which derives its name from the Gaelic word "bearn," meaning "gap."

Surname Origin: English, Scottish

Alternate Surname Spellings: BARNS, BERNES

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BARNES Family Genealogy Forum
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BARNES Family Trees on the Web
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FamilySearch - BARNES Genealogy
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BARNES Surname Mailing List
Free mailing list for researchers of the Barnes surname and its variations includes subscription details and a searchable archives of past messages.

Surname Finder - BARNES Genealogy & Family Resources
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Cousin Connect - BARNES Genealogy Queries
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DistantCousin.com - BARNES Genealogy & Family History
Free databases and genealogy links for the last name BARNES.

MyCinnamonToast.com - BARNES Genealogy in All Regions
Centralized search results for family trees and other genealogy info on the BARNES surname.

References: Surname Meanings & Origins

Cottle, Basil. Penguin Dictionary of Surnames. Baltimore, MD: Penguin Books, 1967.

Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Collins Celtic (Pocket edition), 1998.

Fucilla, Joseph. Our Italian Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 2003.

Hanks, Patrick and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Great Britain: Oxford University Press, 1989.

Reaney, P.H. A Dictionary of English Surnames. Oxford University Press, 1997.

Smith, Elsdon C. American Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 1997.


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