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 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).