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

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Origin and Meaning of Barringer

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Alt. Meaning

B is for brilliance, your vivacity for life.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

R is for rapport, friends seek you.

R is for rational, the way you think.

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

N is for noteworthy, just like your achievements

G is for golden, memories you share.

E is for exquisite, who could argue?

R is for rich, in the love from others

Notable Persons With the Last Name Barringer

Daniel Barringer was a scientist in the field of geology. Daniel was born on May 25th, 1860 in Raleigh, North Carolina. He passed away on November 30th, 1929.


Paul was born on February 13th, 1857. He left this life on January 9th, 1941.


Rufus Clay Barringer is a military person. His military service ended in 1861.


Emily was born in 1876. She breathed her last breath in 1961.


Dr. Anthony R. Barringer was a in the field of geophysics. Dr. was born on October 20th, 1925. He passed away on August 15th, 2009.


George was born on May 2nd, 1906. He breathed his last breath on September 2nd, 1946.


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Popularity of Barringer as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Barringer U.S.
  White 85.64% 64.26%
  African American 10.25% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.29% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.57% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.26% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.98% 16.26%

Of Last Name Barringer

People with the last name Barringer are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Barringer

  • How Popular is the name Barringer? As a last name Barringer was the 5,037th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Barringer first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Barringer is Wednesday, May 2nd, 1906.
  • How unique is the name Barringer? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Barringer. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Barringer: Your name in reverse order is Regnirrab. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Erbagrrin. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Barringer? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 6,964 people with the last name Barringer.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Barringer? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Barringer as their last name.

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