Barbary Family History
Barbary Name Meaning
French: variant of Barbarin 2 itself a diminutive of Barbare 2 and Compare Barbare 1 Barbaree and Barbrey . English: from the Middle English female personal name Barbary Barbery Latin Barbara (from the feminine form of barbarus ‘barbarian foreigner’). See also Barbara . English: from Middle English barbarie ‘barbarian; pagan (i.e. non-Christian) foreigner’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022