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Meaning and name origin
Baba \b(a)-ba\ as a girl's name means "foreign woman" and 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) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Baba and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Barbara, Bobbi, Bobbie and Bobby. (2014 statistics).
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.