- Anthony R. Barringer (b. 1925), Canadian/American geophysicist and inventor
- Daniel Barringer (geologist) (1860-1929), best known for proving the Meteor Crater to be an impact crater.
- Daniel Laurens Barringer, (1788-1832), U.S. Congressman from North Carolina, 1825-1834.
- Daniel Moreau Barringer, (1806-1873), U.S. Congressman from North Carolina, 1843-1848.
- Emily Barringer (1876–1961) American and the first female ambulance surgeon and the first woman to secure a surgical residency
- Rufus Barringer, (1821-1895), Confederate military general from North Carolina during the American Civil War.
Barringer as a name may refer to:
Barringer may also refer to:
- The Barringer Crater (or The Meteor Crater), located near Flagstaff, Arizona, one of the largest and best-known meteorite craters on Earth.
- The Barringer (lunar crater) on the moon, posthumously named after Daniel Barringer.
- The Barringer Medal, given annually by the Meteoritical Society for research on impact cratering and allied fields.