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Barreto Name Meaning

Portuguese: probably a metonymic occupational name for a cap maker, from a variant of barrette ‘cap’. Compare Berretta. This name is also found in western India, where it was taken by Portuguese colonists. Spanish: possibly a derivative of barreta, barreto, from bara ‘(crow)bar’, presumably a metonymic occupational name or a topographic name.

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


Similar surnames: Barrett, Barre, Barrero, Garret, Barretto, Barreca, Barrera, Barreau

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Barreto Family Origin

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Barreto Family Occupations

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  • Peintre

    100%

In 1881, the most common Barreto occupation in Canada was Peintre. 100% of Barreto's were Peintres.

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