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What does Barb mean?

Barb Pronunciation of Barb [barb] as a girls' name is of Latin origin, and Barb means "foreign woman". Barb is an alternate form of Barbara (Latin).

Variations

30 relations via Barbara: Bab, Baba, Babara, Babb, Babbie, Babe, Babs, Baibin, Barbar, Barbel, Barbera, Barbey, Barbi, Barbie, Barbora, Barbra, Barbro, Barby, Barra, Basha, Basia, Baubie, Bauby, Beba, Bebe, Berbya, Bibi, Bobbe, Bobbi and Bobby.

Creative forms:
(female) Babre, Bearb, ..

(male) Babo, Bary, ..

Middle name pairings:
Barb Zahra (B.Z.), ..

How popular is Barb?

Barb is a very popular first name for women (#1188 out of 4276, Top 28%) and also a very popular surname for all people (#15146 out of 150436, Top 10%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Barb entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its apex position of #697 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Barb name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Barb outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Barb are Babe, Barbara (#865 the previous year), Barbie, Barbra, Bebe, Bobbi and Bobby. Other variants, like Bab, are seldom used. These relations of Barb reached the peak of their popularity 85 years ago (usage of 4.64%) and have become much less common since (usage 0.01%, down 100%), with versions such as Bobbi becoming less in vogue.

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

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Badr, Baja, Bali, Bama, Bambi, Bamby, Bao, Bara, Barah, Bari, Barri, Barry, Barta, Bat, Bay, Bera, Bert, Bird, Bora, Bri, Byrd and Darb. These names tend to be less frequently used than Barb.

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