Barna Family History
Barna Name Meaning
Hungarian: from a short form of the personal name Barnabás (see Barnaby ) or a nickname from barna ‘brown’. Compare Barno . Polish and Slovak: from a derivative of local forms of the personal name Bernard or possibly a nickname from Polish dialect barna ‘harrow’. The Slovak name may also be of Hungarian origin (see 1 above compare 3 below). Ukrainian Rusyn Serbian and Croatian: nickname from barna a loanword from Hungarian denoting an ox (in Serbian and Croatian also a horse) of dark reddish brown or dark gray color or a surname of direct Hungarian origin (see 1 above). Italian: from the ancient Germanic personal name Barna or possibly from a short form of the personal name Barnaba (see Barnaby ).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022