Barbo Family History
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Barbo Name Meaning
Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese: from barbo ‘barbel’ (the fish), hence a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman or possibly a nickname for a man with a sparse beard, the fish being distinguished by beardlike growths on either side of its mouth. Slovenian (from south central Slovenia): unexplained.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Barba, Barco, Barbe, Carbo, Barbas, Cardo, Baro, Barber, Barto, Balbo