Barcelona Family History
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Barcelona Name Meaning
Catalan and Spanish: habitational name from Barcelona, the principal city of Catalonia. The place name is of uncertain, certainly pre-Roman, origin. The settlement was established by the Carthaginians, and according to tradition it was named for the Carthaginian ruling house of Barca; the Latin form was Barcino or Barcilo.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press