Name
BARRA

Name BARRA

Between 1922 and 2022 there were 183 births of Barra in the countries below, which represents an average of 2 births of children bearing the first name Barra per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 18 births.

Other languages  :  
En Français Prénom Barra   
In Italiano Nome Barra   


Information about the first name Barra

The first name Barra is listed in our categories :The first name Barra has been assigned to:
96.72% to boys
3.28% to girls
The country where the first name Barra is the most common is:
IE Ireland
This first name is on trend: Male
This first name has 5 letters including 2 vowels and 3 consonants

Anagrams of the first name Barra

An anagram is a word that contains the same letters of another word. Here is the list of first names which are an anagram of Barra : Abrar, Arbra, Rarab

Barra in Japanese *

Romajibara
Katakanaバラ
Hiraganaばら
* This is a phonetic conversion, not a translation.
Barra in Japanese
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Origin and meaning of name Barra

US English
Etymology src :
  • From Scottish Gaelic Barraigh.
Etymology src :
  • Variant forms.
Etymology src :
  • From Portuguese Barra.
Etymology src :
  • Abbreviations.
Etymology src :
  • From the creolized trade language of the river Gambia.
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • barra (plural barras)
  • (Tyneside) A barrow; a hand-pushed cart of the type commonly used in markets.
Etymology (Pronunciation) src :
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈbɑɹə/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈbæɹə/
  • (Scotland) IPA(key): /ˈbaɹə/, /ˈbarə/
Etymology (Proper noun) src :
  • Barra
  • An island in Outer Hebrides, Scotland.
Etymology (See also) src :
  • Barra on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • barra (plural barras)
  • (Australia) A barramundi.
Etymology (Proper noun) src :
  • Barra
  • A district of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where most venues of the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics were situated.
Etymology (Proper noun) src :
  • Barra
  • A place in the Gambia.
FR French
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ba.ʁa/
Verb src :
  • barra
  • third-person singular past historic of barrer
ES Spanish
Etymology src :
  • Inherited from Vulgar Latin *barra, possibly from Gaulish *barros (“the bushy end”), cognate with French barre and English bar. Doublet of bar.
Etymology (Verb) src :
  • barra
  • inflection of barrer:
  • first/third-person singular present subjunctive
  • third-person singular imperative
  • inflection of barrar:
  • third-person singular present indicative
  • second-person singular imperative
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈbara/ [ˈba.ra]
  • Rhymes: -ara
  • Syllabification: ba‧rra
PT Portuguese
Etymology src :
  • From Vulgar Latin *barra, possibly from Gaulish *barros (“the bushy end”), cognate with French barre and English bar.
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • barra f (plural barras)
  • bar (solid object with uniform cross-section)
  • bar, ingot
  • cuff (the end of a pants leg, folded up)
  • (typography) slash
  • (heraldry) bend sinister
  • (sports) crossbar
Etymology (Verb) src :
  • barra
  • inflection of barrar:
  • third-person singular present indicative
  • second-person singular imperative
Pronunciation src :
  • (Gaúcho) IPA(key): /ˈba.ʀa/
  • Rhymes: -aʁɐ
  • Homophone: varra (Porto)
  • Hyphenation: bar‧ra
Proper noun src :
  • Barra
  • A municipality of Bahia, Brazil
  • A municipality of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Scottish Gaelic
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • barra m
  • spike
  • bar
  • Court of Justice
  • sandbank
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • barra m
  • genitive singular of bàrr
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈparˠə/
Galician
Etymology src :
  • From a pre-Roman substrate of Iberia , from Proto-Celtic *barros (“top, summit”), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰers- (“point”). Cognate with Irish barr (“top, tip, summit”).
Etymology src :
  • From Vulgar Latin barra, perhaps from Gaulish.
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • barra f (plural barras)
  • loft or platform, usually inside the house or the stables, used for storing items.
  • attic.
  • vine arbour.
  • 1424, M. Mar Graña Cid (ed.), Las órdenes mendicantes en el obispado de Mondoñedo. El convento de san Martín de Villaoriente (1374-1500), separata de Estudios Mindonienses, page 292:
  • a mitade do noso lagar con sua casa et barra et entradas et seidas
  • half our winery with its house, its vine arbour, entries and exits
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • barra f (plural barras)
  • sandbank
  • Synonyms: banco de area, restinga, taro
  • bar
  • (iron) rod
  • slash ("/" symbol)
  • (heraldry) bend sinister
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈbara̝/
SE Swedish
Verb src :
  • barra (present barrar, preterite barrade, supine barrat, imperative barra)
  • (of a conifer, especially a Christmas tree) to drop its needles
Verb (Related terms) src :
  • barr
  • barrning
IT Italian
Etymology src :
  • From Vulgar Latin *barra, possibly from Gaulish *barros (“the bushy end”).
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • barra f (plural barre)
  • rod, bar, slat
  • helm, tiller
  • stroke, slash ('/' symbol)
  • tray (computer)
  • (zoology, horse anatomy) bar (inward folds of the wall of a horse hoof)
Etymology (Verb) src :
  • barra
  • inflection of barrare:
  • third-person singular present indicative
  • second-person singular imperative
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈbar.ra/
  • Rhymes: -arra
  • Hyphenation: bàr‧ra
Irish
Etymology src :
  • From Middle English barre, from Old French barre (“beam, bar, gate, barrier”), from Vulgar Latin *barra, of uncertain origin.
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • barra m (genitive singular barra, nominative plural barraí)
  • bar
  • (geography) (sand)bar
  • (law) bar
  • (music) bar
  • (sewing) tack
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • barra m (genitive singular barra, nominative plural barraí)
  • Alternative form of bara (“barrow”)
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • barra m
  • inflection of barr:
  • variant genitive singular
  • nominative plural
Maltese
Etymology src :
  • From Arabic بَرًّا‎ (barran, “outside”). Compare Egyptian Arabic برا‎ (barra) and the same in many or most dialects.
Adverb src :
  • barra
  • out, outside, outdoors
  • abroad
Preposition src :
  • barra
  • outside (of)
  • except
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈbar.ra/
  • Rhymes: -arra
 

Popularity of the name Barra

Number of BARRA births per year

Total births of Barra by country

Births with the first name Barra
Country
Boys
Girls
IEIreland
1964 - 2022
175
0
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
0
6
ATAustria
1984 - 2021
1
0
ITItaly
1999 - 2021
1
0

Total births of Barra by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Barra
Country
Boys
Girls
IEIreland
2022
18
0

Comments on the name Barra

Personalities with the first name Barra

There is 0 personality with the first name Barra



Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Barra

There are 7 actors and actresses with the first name Barra
Barra Brass
Barra Kahn
Barra Grant
Barra Collins
Barra Macneil's
Barra Macgabban
Barra Ndiaye

Rankings of first name BARRA by country

Country ranking (boys)
RankCountryYear
#263IE Ireland2022
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
No ranking of first name BARRA (female) births over the last year available in each country