Barrus


Barrus
Recorded in several spellings including Barras, Barrass, Barrasse, Baress, Barus, Barrus and even Beeres, this is an English surname. It is either locational from the village of Barras in the former county of Westmorland, or it is topographical for somebody who lived by a "bearwes", or a grove of woods. Locational surnames are usually "from" names. That is to say surnames given to people after they left their original homes, as an easy form of identification for a stranger. Spelling being at best erratic, and local dialects very thick, often lead to the adoption of "sounds like" spellings. In this case early examples of the surname recording taken from surviving church registers of the diocese of Greater London include: John Barus, who was christened at St. Stephans, Coleman Street, on October 24th 1541, whilst on July 31st 1549, Joane Beeres married William Burham at St. Michael Poultry. Roberte, the son of John Barrasse was christened at St. Martin Ludgate, London on July 14th 1566, and Mary Barrass married Borert Severns at Allhallows, London Wall, on December 19th 1710. The first recorded spelling of the family name is shown to be that of Adam de Barewes. This was dated 1192, in the Pipe Rolls of Lincolnshire, during the reign of King Richard 1, known as "The Lionheart", 1189 - 1199. Throughout the centuries, surnames in every country have continued to "develop" often leading to astonishing variants of the original spelling.

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  • Barrus, S. (1) — 1S. Barrus (Barreus, Barrea, Barra, Finbarrus), Ep. (25. Sept.) Aus dem Irischen sin = weiß, und barr = Haar = ehrwürdigen Hauptes (pulchra cæsarie). – Der hl. Barrus oder Finbarrus war Bischof von Corcah (engl. Cork, lat. Corcagia) in der… …   Vollständiges Heiligen-Lexikon

  • Barrus, S. (2) — 2S. Barrus (Fymbertus), (25. Sept.), war Bischof von Caithnes (Cathenesia) in Schottland und ist von dem Vorigen wohl zu unterscheiden. Von seinen Lebensumständen ist nichts Näheres bekannt. Er lebte im 11. Jahrhundert …   Vollständiges Heiligen-Lexikon

  • Barrus letourneuxi — Barrus letourneuxi …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Barrus-Leuchtdiode — Baruso šviesos diodas statusas T sritis radioelektronika atitikmenys: angl. Barrus type light emitting diode vok. Barrus Leuchtdiode, f rus. светодиод баррусова типа, m pranc. diode électroluminescente du type Barrus, f …   Radioelektronikos terminų žodynas

  • Barrus-type light-emitting diode — Baruso šviesos diodas statusas T sritis radioelektronika atitikmenys: angl. Barrus type light emitting diode vok. Barrus Leuchtdiode, f rus. светодиод баррусова типа, m pranc. diode électroluminescente du type Barrus, f …   Radioelektronikos terminų žodynas

  • Timothy Patrick Barrus — (* 1950 in Lansing, Michigan) alias Nasdijj oder auch Yinishye Nasdijj, ist ein amerikanischer Schriftsteller. Er gewann für seinen angeblich autobiographischen Roman The Boy and the Dog Are Sleeping den PEN American Center s Beyond Margins award …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Guillón Barrús — Luis Rodríguez Figeroa (Pseudonym Guillón Barrús; * 19. November 1875 in Puerto de la Cruz; † 21. August 1936 auf See vor Teneriffa) war ein spanischer Schriftsteller und Politiker. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben 2 Würdigungen 3 Werke …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • diode électroluminescente du type Barrus — Baruso šviesos diodas statusas T sritis radioelektronika atitikmenys: angl. Barrus type light emitting diode vok. Barrus Leuchtdiode, f rus. светодиод баррусова типа, m pranc. diode électroluminescente du type Barrus, f …   Radioelektronikos terminų žodynas

  • MONS Barrus — Montbar, castrum Burgundiae, inter Sinemurum et Castellionem: nomen habet ex co, quod adversus hostiles in cursiones pro repagulo esset. Barram enim ante annos 600. Galli pro repagulo dixêre, hodie une barre, une barriere: eôque nomine Wilhelmus… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Nasdijj — Timothy Patrick Barrus (born 1950) is an American author who, under the pseudonym Nasdijj, wrote three supposed memoirs of his experiences as a Native American, which were published between 2000 and 2004. Barrus portrayed an ancestral and… …   Wikipedia


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