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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 Barros

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B is for bounce, your ability to renew.

A is for attractive, inside and out

R is for resourceful, in any challenge that comes your way

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

S is for sincere, a model of truth.

Notable Persons Named Barros

Barros was born in 1852. He died in 1903.


Barros is an athlete for the FC Madohi.


Barros Tardeli is an athlete for the Krabi F.C.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Barros

Ana Beatriz Barros is a model. Ana was born on May 29th, 1982 in Itabira, Minas Gerais, Brazil.


Alexandre Barros is a motorcycle rider.


Dana Barros is a basketball player for the Boston Celtics, Seattle SuperSonics, Philadelphia 76ers, and Detroit Pistons. He was most active from 1989 to 2004. Dana was born on April 13th, 1967 in Boston.


Rui Barros is a soccer player for the Aliados Lordelo F.C., Rebordosa AC, F.C. Paços de Ferreira, S.C. Covilhã, Varzim S.C., FC Porto, Juventus F.C., AS Monaco FC, Olympique de Marseille, and Portugal national football team. Rui was born on November 24th, 1965 in Paredes, Portugal.


Alejandra Barros is an actress. She was most prominent from 1996 to present. Alejandra was given the name Alejandra Barros del Campo on August 11th, 1971 in Mexico City.


João de Barros is a historian, factor at "casa da índia", and casa da índia. João was born in Viseu.


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Popularity of Barros as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Barros U.S.
  White 45.09% 64.26%
  African American 16.26% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 3.98% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.67% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.66% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 30.33% 16.26%

Of Last Name Barros

People with the last name Barros are most frequently White, African American, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Barros

  • How Popular is the name Barros? As a last name Barros was the 4,934th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Barros first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Barros is Saturday, October 26th, 1929.
  • How unique is the name Barros? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Barros. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Barros: Your name in reverse order is Sorrab. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Orrabs. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Barros? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 7,134 people with the last name Barros.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Barros? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Barros as their last name.

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