• Gender: Female
  • Origin: Spanish
  • Meaning: From The City Of Barcelona, Spain

What is the meaning of the name Barcelona?

The name Barcelona is primarily a female name of Spanish origin that means From The City Of Barcelona, Spain.

The name "Barcelona" is derived from the ancient Iberian settlement called "Barcino" that existed on the site before the city of Barcelona was established. The exact meaning of "Barcino" is not completely clear, but it is believed to have originated from the Iberian word "Barkeno," which might have referred to a small hill or mound.

Over time, "Barcino" evolved into "Barcilonum" during the Roman period, and eventually transformed into "Barcelona" as the city developed under Catalan influence. While the precise etymology is uncertain, it is generally believed that the name Barcelona has its roots in the original Iberian settlement and has undergone linguistic changes throughout history.

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