Last name origins & meanings:
- English: habitational name from any of various places called
Barwick, for example in Norfolk, Somerset, and West Yorkshire, from
Old English bere ‘barley’ + wīc ‘outlying farm’,
i.e. a granary lying some distance away from the main village.
- North German: habitational name from a place called Berwick, near
Soest, in Westphalia.
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