Barlas Family History
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Barlas Name Meaning
Scottish: habitational name for someone from the French city of Bordeaux, from a reduced form of the Old French adjective bordelais. Iranian: from the Persian personal name or epithet barlas ‘brave man of noble stock’, from Mongolian barlas ‘brave’, the name of the Mongolian tribe of which Tamerlane’s father was a member. Greek: perhaps a nickname from Aroumin (a language related to Romanian, spoken in Greece) barliv ‘tormented’, ‘long-suffering’, from Bulgarian bulivu ‘ill’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press