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The name "Baraigne" probably Gallo-Roman origin, come from "Varianus".
The first handwritten testimony of the town dates back to 1155, in the form of "Varanano".
And we find over the centuries under different names:

Sancta Maria Varanano, 1207 (Doat, 83, f.41) Verananum, 1207 (ibid., 5, f. 295) Varanhanum, 1240 (Pierre Bauville Avignonet)
Honor Varanhas, 1260 (ibid., f.174) Varagnanum, 1317 (Gall. christ., XIII, Instr., C 254)
Beata Maria Baroha, 1318 (Vidal p.134) Ecclesia de Varanano 1318 (ibid., p.160) Varanha, 1382 (arch. Aude, H 333)
Varainhe, 1494 (Ibid., G90, f.31)
Varaigne, 1550 (ibid., B 1982)
Varagne, 1774 (Map Royal Canal)
Baragne, 1781 (Map Diocese St Papoul) Baragnie, 1866 (Cassini map.)
Baraigne from the twentieth century

Baragno (vulg.)
Baranha (Occitan)




GEOGRAPHIC
COORDINATES
Coordinates of township of BARAIGNE (11)
Projection
X
Y
Lambert II étendu
558300 m
1814400 m
Lambert Zone III
558400 m
3114600 m
System
Latitude
Longitude
NTF
48.144 grades
-0.569 grades
ED50
43° 19' 53" N
01° 49' 27" E
WGS 84 by GPS (Church)
43° 19. 817' N
01° 49. 484' E
IGN Origin



DEMOGRAPHY

Population Baraigne
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HERALDRY
Heraldique


Crest Baraigne


Torn 1st money nascent lion sable langued gules, cut gold tree vert.
2nd Azure a checkerboard golden rock.
3rd azure three gold shells placed 2 and 1.
And fourth gold at three bars gules.

History of Languedoc, Rossbach p.657

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