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Pronounced Pron. BAR-eh (Somali speakers usually roll the r.)
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Contributor Contrib.NameQueen on 4/17/2010
A name that comes from the Somali word bare which means "teacher." Barre was the last name (meaning the first name of the grandfather of) Mohamed Siad Barre (Somali spelling: Maxamed Siyaad Barre). Siad Barre was the military ruler and president of Somali from 1969 until 1991.