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New to Family History? Check out our Getting Started page. Check out House Of Names to investigate the origins of the Barnhill surname or get a copy of the Barnhill family Crest (a great gift idea!).

"BARNHILL. Of local origin from a small place of the name, perhaps Bamhill near Patna, Ayrshire. A charm was given to Rebecca Bamhill for her son's sake, 1650 (Pottok, i, p. 354). "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Barnhill Family Tree

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Barnhill Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources listed below it will be possible to locate a birth record and, from that record, a birth certificate may be obtainable which is likely to list the names of the parents, therefore taking you back another generation. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Barnhill family tree.

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Some Famous People with the surname of Barnhill

Wikipedia John Henry "Barnie" Barnhill (23 February, 1903 ? 21 October, 1973) was an American college football coach.
Wikipedia John Anthony "Rabbit" Barnhill (born March 20, 1938 in Evansville, Indiana) is an American former professional basketball player.
Wikipedia Norton Barnhill (born July 15, 1953 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina) is a retired American basketball player.
Wikipedia John Eccles Nixon Barnhill (died 12 December 1971) was an Ulster Unionist Party member of the Senate of Northern Ireland in the Stormont Parliament.