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What does Barbi mean?

Barbi Pronunciation of Barbi [bar-bi] as a girls' name has its root in Latin, and the name Barbi means "foreign woman". Barbi is an alternate spelling of Barbara (Latin).


Barbi has 4 variants: Barbey, Barbie, Barby and Berbya.

29 more alternative forms via Barbara: Bab, Baba, Babb, Babbie, Babe, Babita, Babs, Baibin, Barb, Barbar, Barbarit, Barbel, Barbera, Barbora, Barbra, Barbro, Barra, Basha, Basia, Baubie, Bauby, Beba, Bebe, Bibi, Bobbe, Bobbi, Bobbie, Bobby and Bonni.

Creative forms:
(female) Barbri, Burbi, ..

(male) Bardi, Barne, ..

Middle name pairings:
Barbi Sana (B.S.), ..

How popular is Barbi?

Barbi is an unusual given name for women but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#125639 out of 150436, Top 84%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Barbi (not ranked) are Barbara (#865 a year ago), Bobbie, Bobby, Bobbi, Bonni, Barbra, Barb, Barbie, Babe and Bebe. These relations of Barbi were at the apex of their popularity in the 1930s (usage of 4.77%) and are now much less common (usage 0.01%, 100%), with forms such as Bobby becoming somewhat outmoded. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Bali, Bambi, Bambie, Bamby, Bara, Barah, Bari, Barri, Barrie, Barry, Barta, Berni, Berri, Berti, Bobi, Brei, Bri, Gabbi, Gabi and Tabbi. These names tend to be more frequently used than Barbi.

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