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What does Barnabe mean?

Barnabe Pronunciation of Barnabe [barn-abe] as a name for boys. The name Barnabe means "son of consolation". Barnabe is an alternate form of Barnabas (Greek, Aramaic): Greek variation of an Aramaic name.

Associated with: consolation.


Barnabe has 1 variant: Bernabe.

14 more related forms via Barnabas: Barna, Barnaba, Barnabee, Barnabey, Barnabie, Barnabus, Barnaby, Barnebas, Barnebus, Barney, Barni, Barnie, Barny and Burnaby.

Creative forms:
(male) Barabe, Berabe, ..

(female) Barnce, Barnlie, ..

Middle name pairings:
Barnabe Shayne (B.S.), ..

How popular is Barnabe?

Barnabe is a rare given name for men but a somewhat popular surname for all people (#138741 out of 150436, Top 92%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Barnabe (outside Top 2000) are Barnie and Barney. These relations of Barnabe were popular as baby names in the 1890s (adoption of 0.05%). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Bane, Barack, Barak, Baram, Barbar, Barber, Barde, Barklie, Barlowe, Barnard, Barnardo, Barnes, Barnet, Barnett, Barnham (see Barnum), Barnhard, Barnum, Barra, Barrak, Barrat, Barratt, Barree, Barrie, Bartle, Bartome, Bayne, Bearnard, Bernal, Bernald, Bernard, Bernarr (see Bernard), Berne, Bernie, Birnie, Bjarne, Borne, Brae, Burnard, Burne, Burnie, Byrne and Danube. These names tend to be more commonly used than Barnabe.

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