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What does Barnaba mean?

Barnaba Pronunciation of Barnaba as a boys' name. The meaning of the name Barnaba is "son of consolation". Barnaba is an alternate form of Barnabas (Greek, Aramaic).

ASSOCIATED WITH Bar-, consolation


VARIANTS Burnaby, Barnaby, Barnabie, Barnabey, Barnabee

OTHER FORMS VIA BARNABAS Barna, Barnabe, Barnabus, Barnebas, Barnebus, Barney, Barni, Barnie, Barny, Bernabe



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How popular is Barnaba?

Barnaba is a rare given name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#54269 out of 150436, Top 36%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Popular related forms of Barnaba (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Barney and Barnie. Adoption of these relations of Barnaba was at its most widespread in the 1890s (USAGE OF 0.1%), but now, the version Barney has become less stylish. (2015 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Barney, Barnie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Barack, Barak, Baram, Barbar, Barnard, Barnardo, Barnes, Barnet, Barnett, Barnham (see Barnum), Barnhard, Barnum, Barra, Barrak, Barrat, Barratt, Bartalan, Bearnard, Bernal, Bernald, Bernard, Bernarr (see Bernard) and Burnard. These names tend to be more frequently used than Barnaba.

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