Barwick Surname Origin
A town in Northumberland, England, at the mouth of the river Tweed. The name signifies, the town at the mouth of a river, from aber, the mouth, and wick, a town or harbor. Berewick, the corntown, from bere, barley, corn.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
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