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What does Babson mean?

Babson Pronunciation of Babson [bab-son] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Babson is "son of Barbara". Unusual in that it is based on a mother's rather than a father's name.

Associated with: old english.


Babson has 2 variants: Babsen and Babsson.

Creative forms:
(male) Babton, Bayson, ..

(female) Babgan, Babsta, ..

Middle name pairings:
Babson Harvey (B.H.), ..

How popular is Babson?

Babson is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#26694 out of 150436, Top 18%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Babson has yet to be recorded in the list thus far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Bardon, Baron, Barron, Barton, Benson, Branson, Bryson, Carson, Cason, Dawson, Dayson, Fabion, Fabron, Garson, Gibson, Hanson, Hobson, Jacson, Jaison, Jakson, Janson, Jason, Jaxson, Jayson, Karson, Kason, Labron, Larson, Lawson, Mabon, Mason, Masson, Maxson, Parson, Rawson, Robson, Samson, Sanson, Tamson, Tanson, Tayson and Watson. These names tend to be more commonly used than Babson.

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