What does Babs mean?
Babs /babs/ [1 syll.] as a girls' name is of Latin derivation, and the meaning of Babs is "foreign woman". Babs is a variant form of Barbara (Latin) with the suffix -s.
Babs has 38 alternative forms via Barbara: Bab, Baba, Babara, Babb, Babbett, Babbie, Babe, Babett, Babette, Babita, Baibin, Barb▼, Barbar, Barbel, Barbera, Barbey, Barbi, Barbie, Barbora, Barbra▼, Barbro, Barby, Barra, Basha, Basia, Baubie, Bauby, Beba, Bebe, Berbya, Bibi, Bobbe, Bobbee, Bobbi▼, Bobbie▼, Bobby▼, Bonni and Bonny▼.Kreatif forms: Babsce, Babscea, Babssa. [more]
How popular is Babs?
Babs is an unusual given name for women. Babs is an equivalently uncommon surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Prominent varying forms of Babs (not in Top 1000) appearing in the Top 1000 are Barb, Barbara (#863 a year ago), Barbra, Bobbi, Bobbie, Bobby and Bonny. Variants like Babette are seldom used. These girl names reached the peak of their popularity during 1950-1959 (usage of 0.4144%) and have become much less popular since (usage 0.0196%, ▼95.3%), with forms such as Barbara, Bobbi, Bobbie, Bobby and Bonny becoming somewhat dated. Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of the girl name Babs and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)