Meaning and Name Origin
Baba has 43 more alternative forms via Barbara: Bab, Babara, Babb, Babbett, Babbette, Babe, Babett, Babette, Babita, Babs, Baibin, Barabara, Barb▼, Barbar, Barbarella, Barbarit, Barbarita, Barbeeleen, Barbel, Barbera, Barbette, Barbey, Barbi, Barbie, Barbora, Barbra▼, Barbro, Barby, Barra, Basha, Basia, Bebe, Berbera, Berberia, Berberya, Berbya, Bobbe, Bonni, Bonnie▼, Bonny▼, Borbala, Varina and Varvara.
Baba is a rare first name for women but a very popular last name for all people (#29350 out of 88799, Top 33%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Baba and related names. Popular variation forms of Baba (#unlisted) are Barb, Barbara (#863 the previous year), Barbra, Bobbi, Bobbie, Bobby, Bonnie (#866) and Bonny. These girl names were at the top of their popularity during 1950-1959 and have become significantly less popular since, with forms such as Barbara, Bobbi, Bobbie, Bobby and Bonny becoming somewhat dated. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)