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Bebe

What does Bebe mean?

Bebe Pronunciation of Bebe [bebe] as a name for girls is of Latin derivation, and the meaning of the name Bebe is "foreign woman; voyager (through life); blessed; lady of the house". Bebe is a variant form of Barbara (Latin). Bebe is also a form of Beatrice (Latin): Italian and French variation of Beatrix. Bebe is also used as a variant of Bibi (Farsi, Persian).

Associated with: life, blessed, lady (noble).

Variations

Bebe has 4 variants: Bab, Babb, Babe and Bobbe.

25 more related forms via Barbara, Beatrice, Bibi: Baba, Babbie, Babett, Babs, Barb, Barbel, Barbey, Barbi, Barbie, Barby, Baubie, Bauby, Bea, Beah, Beatie, Beba, Bee, Beea, Beebee, Berbera, Berbya, Bobbee, Bobbi, Bobbie and Bobby.

Creative forms:
(female) Bebel, Belbe, ..

(male) Beby, Bere, ..

Middle name pairings:
Bebe Amelia (B.A.), ..

How popular is Bebe?

Bebe is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#3993 out of 4276, Top 93%) and also a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#87348 out of 150436, Top 58%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Bebe entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its highest position of #1139 in the U.S. during 1920-1929, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Bebe are Beatrice (#565 a year ago), Barbara (#865), Bobbi, Bobbie, Bobby, Bee, Babe, Barbie, Bea and Barb. Other variants, like Barby, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Bebe was widespread 9 decades ago (adoption of 4.9%) and is now much lower, with forms like Beatrice going out of style.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bea, Beatrice, Bee, Bobbi, Bobbie, Bobby in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Abbe, Beate, Beau, Bebba, Beck, Becke, Beda, Beige, Beki, Bel, Belen, Bell, Belle, Bena, Bente, Bep, Bera, Beret, Bert, Berte, Bess, Bet, Beta, Beth, Bets, Bett, Bette, Bev, Bevie, Bobi, Bobie, Bree, Brie, Ebbe, Elbe, Febe, Hebe, Phebe and Tobe. These names tend to be less frequently used than Bebe.

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