When Maria Barbosa was born about 1507, in Viana do Castelo, Portugal, her father, Álvaro Barbosa Maciel, was 36 and her mother, Margarida Afonso de Mariz, was 31. She had at least 1 daughter with Gonçalo Pires. She died in Brazil.
Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Manuel, Juan, Francisco, Miguel, Luis, Pedro, Alfredo, Carlos, Ricardo, Angel, Armando. Portuguese Joao, Joaquim, Paulo, Agostinho, Manoel, Serafim. Italian Antonio, Marco, Angelo, Carmelo, Eliseo, Leonardo, Sal, Albertina, Cesario, Constantino, Fausto, Flavio.
Galician and Portuguese: topographic name from barba, a type of plant, + the suffix -osa, denoting a place rich in this plant.