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Barbra

What does Barbra mean?

Barbra Pronunciation of Barbra [bar-bra] as a girls' name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Barbra is "foreign woman". Barbra is a variant form of Barbara (Latin).

Variations

Barbra has 1 variant: Barbro.

34 more related forms via Barbara: Bab, Baba, Babara, Babb, Babbie, Babe, Babita, Babs, Baibin, Barabara, Barb, Barbar, Barbarit, Barbarita, Barbel, Barbera, Barbey, Barbi, Barbie, Barbora, Barby, Barra, Basha, Basia, Baubie, Bauby, Beba, Berbera, Berberia, Berberya, Berbya, Borbala, Varina and Varvara.

Creative forms:
(female) Babra, Baybra, ..

(male) Barbray, ..

Middle name pairings:
Barbra Bellamy (B.B.), ..

How popular is Barbra?

Barbra is a very prominent first name for women (#716 out of 4276, Top 17%) and a slightly less prominent last name for all people (#121058 out of 150436, Top 80%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Barbra reached its apex rank of #746 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Barbara (#865 via latest list), Varina, Barbie, Babe and Barb are the popular variation forms of Barbra ranked in the Top 2000. These forms of Barbra were favored as birth names 9 decades ago (average #1469) and are now significantly less widespread, with the form Barbara going out of style.

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Amarra, Ardra, Aurora, Bahira, Baila, Baja, Bakura, Bama, Bambina, Bamby, Bara, Barah, Bari, Barinda, Barri, Barry, Barta, Bartha, Basja, Basma, Bastia, Berura, Beruria, Borka, Brana, Breea, Bria, Brya, Cearra, Danira, Darra, Derora, Fabra (see Fabia), Fadora, Farra, Hajjra, Jakira, Kamara, Kandra, Karra, Kiarra, Klarra, Kymbra, Landra, Larra, Laura, Lavera, Lavra, Madera, Madra, Maira, Makara, Marra, Mirra, Pandra, Sabra, Sahara, Sakura, Samara, Samira, Sarra, Sebra, Talora, Tamara, Tamera, Tara, Tarra, Tiarra, Vanora, Xandra, Yaira, Yakira, Zahara, Zahira and Zayra. These names tend to be less commonly used than Barbra.

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