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What does Babs mean?

Babs Pronunciation of Babs [babs] as a girls' name is of Latin derivation, and the meaning of Babs is "foreign woman". Babs is a variant form of Barbara (Latin).


29 alternative forms via Barbara: Bab, Baba, Babara, Babb, Babbie, Babe, Babett, Babita, Baibin, Barb, Barbar, Barbel, Barbey, Barbi, Barbie, Barbra, Barbro, Barby, Barra, Basha, Basia, Baubie, Bauby, Beba, Bebe, Bibi, Bobbe, Bobbi and Bobby.

Creative forms:
(female) Babo, Bebs, ..

(male) Babi, Babo, ..

Middle name pairings:
Babs Tina (B.T.), ..

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. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Babs (not in Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000 are Babe, Barb, Barbara (#865 a year ago), Barbie, Barbra, Bebe, Bobbi and Bobby. Other variants, like Barbey, are seldom used. These relations of Babs were favored by parents 9 decades ago (adoption of 4.64%) and have become much less common since (adoption 0.01%, 99.7%), with forms such as Bobby becoming less trendy. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Babe, Barb, Barbara, Barbie, Barbra in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bebe, Bobbi, Bobby in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Babs and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Badr, Baja, Bali, Bama, Bambi, Bamby, Bao, Bara, Bari, Bat, Bay, Bess, Bets, Bobi and Debs. These names tend to be more commonly used than Babs.

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