Barnes

Definition:


Of the barn (barley house), this British surname is often derived from a significant barn in the local region. A possibly alternative origin can be suggested by the parish of Barnes in Aberdeenshire, Scotland which derives its name from the Gaelic word "bearn" meaning "gap."

Surname Origin:


English, Scottish

Alternate Surname Spellings:


Barns, Bernes

What does the name mean?


Last Name: Barnes
  • English: topographic name or metonymic occupational name for someone who lived by or worked at a barn or barns, from Middle English barn "barn", "granary". In some cases, it may be a habitational name from Barnes (on the Surrey bank of the Thames in London), which was named in Old English with this word.
  • English: name borne by the son or servant of a barne, a term used in the early Middle Ages for a member of the upper classes, although its precise meaning is not clear (it derives from Old English beorn, Old Norse barn "young warrior"). Barne was also occasionally used as a personal name (from an Old English, Old Norse byname), and some examples of the surname may derive from this use.
  • Irish: possibly an Anglicized form of Gaelic ” BearŠin "descendant of BearŠn", a byname meaning "spear".

James.

Great great great grandfather

Born 1824, Essex, England.

Married Maria BOTTON, 1849, Islington, Middlesex, England.

Emmigrated to Australia, 1855, Samuel Boddington.

Martha Ellen.

Born 1851.

Parents James BARNES and Maria BOTTON.

Susan.

Born 1854.

Parents James BARNES and Maria BOTTON.

Died 1862, Tamworth, NSW.

John George.

Born 1854.

Parents James BARNES and Maria BOTTON.

Francis Edward.

Born 1857, Tamworth, NSW.

Parents James BARNES and Maria BOTTON.

Emma.

Born 1858, Tamworth, NSW.

Parents James BARNES and Maria BOTTON.

Marrried William PAGE.

Rose Anna.

Great great grandmother

Born 1860, Tamworth, NSW.

Parents James BARNES and Maria BOTTON.

Married Benjamin David PAGE, 1882, Tamworth, NSW.

Died 1936, Tamworth, NSW.

Alfred.

Born 1863, Tamworth, NSW.

Parents James BARNES and Maria BOTTON.

Charles.

Born 1865, Tamworth, NSW.

Parents James BARNES and Maria BOTTON.

Anne.

Born 1868.

Parents James BARNES and Maria BOTTON.

Elizabeth Belmore.

Born 1869, Tamworth, NSW.

Parents James BARNES and Maria BOTTON.

Married Charles BIELEFELD.

Died 1951, Tamworth, NSW.