baron etymology

French word baron comes from Proto-Germanic *barô, Late Latin baro, barōnem, and later Frankish *barō (Man, warrior. Servant.)

Detailed word origin of baron

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*barô Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
baro, barōnem Late Latin (LL)
*barō Frankish (frk) Man, warrior. Servant.
barō Late Latin (LL)
barō Malayalam (mal)
baro Latin (lat) (Late Latin) man, servant, mercenary. (Medieval Latin) baron.
baron Old French (fro) (by extension) husband. Lord, baron (title of nobility).
baron Middle French (frm) Baron (nobleman).
baron French (fra) (dated) baron, lord, noble landowner.