Barlow (surname)

Barlow is a place name and a family name. The name is English in origin, meaning " [lives on] the bare hill". The ancestry of most Barlows traces back to the North West of England.

People

*Clarence Barlow, composer of classical and electroacoustic works
*Emilie-Claire Barlow, Canadian jazz singer, voice actress
*Francis Barlow (artist) (1626?–1704), the British painter, etcher, and illustrator
*Francis C. Barlow (1834–1896), the US lawyer, politician, and general
*Frank Barlow (disambiguation)
**Frank Barlow, football manager
**Frank Barlow (Coronation Street), fictional character
**Frank Barlow (historian)
*Gary Barlow, English singer/songwriter, best known for being a member of the boy band Take That
*George Hilario Barlow, Acting Governor-General of India from 1805 to 1807
*Horace Barlow Cambridge physiologist, neuroscientist, vision scientist
*John Barlow, English diplomat
*John Barlow (novelist), English 21st century writer
*John Noble Barlow, 19th century English painter
*John Perry Barlow, US poet and essayist, co-founder of the Electronic Frontier Foundation:*John Barlow (disambiguation), other people named John Barlow
*Ken Barlow, former basketball player
*Kevan Barlow (1979- ), NFL running back
*Leonard Monteagle Barlow (1898-1918), British World War I flying ace.
*Lou Barlow, musician, member of the bands Dinosaur Jr and Sebadoh
*Matt Barlow, vocalist of the heavy metal band Iced Earth
*Maude Barlow, Canadian author and activist
*Patrick Barlow, British actor and dramatist
*Peter Barlow (1776-1862), the English engineer, inventor of Barlow's Wheel and the Barlow lens
*Richard Barlow, CIA Whistleblower
*Robert Hayward Barlow (1918-1951), US weird fiction author, poet, and anthropologist.
*Sam Barlow (1792–1867), Oregon pioneer and entrepreneur who helped build the Barlow Road at the end of the Oregon Trail
*Samuel Barlow, the canal carrier or his son and business partner John Barlow (canal carrier)
*Stephen Barlow, British conductor
*Thomas Barlow (bishop) (1607-1691), English bishop
*Sir Thomas Barlow (medicine) (1845-1945), British physician
*Thomas Barlow (basketball) (1896-1983), U.S. basketball player
*Thomas Barlow (1940- ), Kentucky politician
*William Barlow (1931-), Canadian politician

Fictional characters

*Charles Barlow, a police inspector in the British crime dramas "Z Cars", "Softly, Softly", "Barlow at Large" and "Second Verdict"
*Ken Barlow, a character in the British soap opera "Coronation Street"
*Deirdre Barlow, a character in the British soap opera "Coronation Street"
*Tracy Barlow, a character in the British soap opera "Coronation Street"
*Kurt Barlow, character in Stephen King's novel "’Salem's Lot"
*Kate Barlow, a character in Louis Sachar's novel "Holes"
*Troy Barlow, a character in the movie "Three Kings" played by Mark Wahlberg
*Citizen Barlow, character in August Wilson's play "Gem of the Ocean"


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