Barbara: baby girl name meaning and popularity

Barbara

Derived from a Greek word meaning "foreign." And there'll be times when your little Barbara's independent preferences make her seem completely foreign to you. What do you mean you don't like chocolate, BARBARA?!

Nicknames:

Barb, Barbie, Babs, Bar.

Famous people named Barbara:

Former U.S. First Lady Barbara Bush; broadcast journalist Barbara Walters; Nobel Prize winner Barbara McClintock; novelist Barbara Cartland; actresses Barbara Billingsley and Barbara Eden.

Fun fact:

The iconic Barbie doll's "real" name is Barbara Millicent Roberts.

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