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Meaning and name origin

Baba \b(a)-ba\ as a girl's name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Baba is "foreign woman". Baba is a variant of Barbara (Latin): the adjective was originally applied to anyone who did not speak Greek; it has the same root as "barbarian".


Baba has 9 variant forms: Babbie, Baubie, Bauby, Beba, Bibi, Bobbee, Bobbi, Bobbie, Bobby.


Baba is not a popular first name for females but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#29350 out of 88799, Top 33%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Baba and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Barbara (#863), Bobby, Bobbie and Bobbi. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Barbara, Bobby, Bobbie, Bobbi in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Barbara outside U.S.

Similar Names

Baba is also pronounced similarly to Bebba and Bobi. Other suggested similar baby names are Bab, Babb, Babe, Babs, Baja, Bara, Bebe and Saba. These names tend to be more commonly used than Baba.