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Barcelona Name Meaning

Catalan and Spanish: habitational name from Barcelona, the principal city of Catalonia. The place name is of uncertain, certainly pre-Roman, origin. The settlement was established by the Carthaginians, and according to tradition it was named for the Carthaginian ruling house of Barca; the Latin form was Barcino or Barcilo.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Barcellona, Barcelo, Celona, Barcenas, Barbera, Barton, Barahona

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Barcelona Family Origin

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Barcelona Family Occupations

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Barcelona Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Barcelona Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Barcelona life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Barcelona in 1953 was 50, and 89 in 2004.

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