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About our family
Origin: English. Spelling variations include: Barraclough, Burraclough, Baraclough, Baracluff, Barrowclough, Barnaclough, Berecloth, Berrycloth, Baricloughe, Bereclough, Barrayclught, Beraclough, Barraclue, Baroclough, Barracliff and many more. First found in Yorkshire, where they were seated from ancient times.
"Barraclough is a local surname first recorded in 1297. The name may be derived from Anglo-Saxon bear meaning a pasture or grove and clough, the whole meaning a valley with a grove."