The surname of Barran can refer to the following people, possibly all of the same family:
- Doral Barran - a former Wisdom of Emond's Field.
- Hilde Barran - a novice with the Rebel Aes Sedai, originally from the Two Rivers.
- Hu Barran - a stableman employed at the Winespring Inn in Emond's Field, brother to Tad.
- Jondyn Barran - an old man from the Two Rivers, and a very good tracker.
- Tad Barran - a stableman employed at the Winespring inn in Emond's Field, brother to Hu.