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What does Bauby mean?

Bauby Pronunciation of Bauby [bau-by] as a name for girls is a Latin name, and the meaning of the name Bauby is "foreign woman". Bauby is an alternate spelling of Barbara (Latin).


Bauby has 9 variants: Baba, Babbie, Baubie, Beba, Bibi, Bobbee, Bobbi, Bobbie and Bobby.

21 more related forms via Barbara: Bab, Babb, Babe, Babs, Baibin, Barb, Barbar, Barbel, Barbey, Barbi, Barbie, Barbra, Barbro, Barby, Barra, Basha, Basia, Bebe, Berbya, Bobbe and Bonny.

Creative forms:
(female) Baube, Beby, ..

(male) Bauba, Baubay, ..

Middle name pairings:
Bauby Leela (B.L.), ..

How popular is Bauby?

Bauby is a rare first name for females. Bauby is also a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Babe, Barb, Barbara (#865 last year), Barbie, Barbra, Bebe, Bobbi, Bobbie, Bobby and Bonny are the prominent related forms of Bauby (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000. These relations of Bauby were at the top of their popularity during the years 1930-1939 (average #1182) and are now much less common (#1886, 99.7%), with forms like Barbara becoming less in vogue. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

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

Similar Names

Bauby is alike in pronunciation to Bebba, Bobbye and Bobi. Other suggested similar names are Baily, Bambi, Bamby, Barry, Bay, Bayly, Darby, Gaby, Ruby and Tabby. These names tend to be more commonly used than Bauby.

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