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What does Bab mean?

Bab Pronunciation of Bab [bab] as a girls' name is a Latin name, and the meaning of Bab is "foreign woman". Bab is an alternate spelling of Barbara (Latin).


Bab has 4 variants: Babb, Babe, Bebe and Bobbe.

25 more relations via Barbara: Baba, Babara, Babbie, Babett, Babita, Babs, Baibin, Barb, Barbar, Barbel, Barbey, Barbi, Barbie, Barbra, Barbro, Barby, Barra, Basha, Basia, Baubie, Bauby, Beba, Bibi, Bobbi and Bobby.

Creative forms:
(female) Babi, Bata, ..

(male) Babi, Blar, ..

Middle name pairings:
Bab Sandy (B.S.), ..

How popular is Bab?

Bab is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Bab is an equivalently uncommon last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Bab (not in Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 are Barbara (#865 the previous year), Bobbi, Bobby, Bebe, Barbie, Barb, Babe and Barbra. Other variants, like Barra, are seldom used. These relations of Bab were at the height of their popularity during 1930-1939 (average #1320) and are now much less common (#1858, 99.7%), with versions like Barbara becoming somewhat dated. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Babe, Barb, Barbara, Barbie, Barbra in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bebe, Bobbi, Bobby in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Bab and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Bao, Bat, Bay and Mab. These names tend to be more frequently used than Bab.

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