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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Barbera

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International Interest

From Italian barbera

  1. An Italian grape variety grown for use in red wine, or a wine made from such grapes

barbera was also found in the following language(s): French, Italian, Spanish, and Swedish

Notable Persons Named Barbera

Barberá is an athlete for the Xerez Deportivo FC.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Barbera

Joseph Barbera was an animator, director, and producer. His career lasted from 1932 to 2006. Joseph was given the name Joseph Roland Barbera on March 24th, 1911 in New York City. He died on December 18th, 2006.


Héctor Barberá is a motorcycle rider for the Avintia Racing. Héctor was born on November 2nd, 1986 in Dos Aguas, Spain.


Angelo La Barbera is a criminal.


Mary Ellen Barbera is a Judge, Maryland Court of Appeals, and Maryland Court of Special Appeals. She was most active from 2013 to 2013. Mary was born on September 10th, 1951 in Baltimore.


Salvatore La Barbera was a sicilian mafia and mafioso. Salvatore was born on April 20th, 1922 in Palermo. He passed away on January 17th, 1963.


Angelo Barbera is a musician. His ongoing career started in 1990.


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International Interest for Barbera

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Barbera as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Barbera U.S.
  White 85.69% 64.26%
  African American 1.24% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.11% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.19% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.49% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 10.28% 16.26%

Of Last Name Barbera

People with the last name Barbera are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Barbera

  • How Popular is the name Barbera? Barbera is the 29,580th most popular name of all time. As a last name Barbera was the 8,861st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Barbera have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 164 babies born with the first name Barbera in the United States. That's more than enough people named Barbera to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Barbera? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1925 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Barbera first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Barbera is Wednesday, March 12th, 1890.
  • What year had the most people named Barbera born? The highest recorded use of the first name Barbera was in 1934 with a total of 11 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Barbera: Your name in reverse order is Arebrab. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rbrbaea. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Barbera? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,696 people with the last name Barbera.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Barbera? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Barbera as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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