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What does Barnebas mean?

Barnebas Pronunciation of Barnebas [barnebas] as a boys' name has the meaning "son of consolation". Barnebas is an alternate spelling of Barnabas (Greek, Aramaic): Greek transcription of an Aramaic name.

Associated with: consolation.


Barnebas has 2 variants: Barnabus and Barnebus.

8 more related forms via Barnabas: Barna, Barnaba, Barnabe, Barnabee, Barnabey, Barnabie, Barnaby and Barney.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Barnebas Mitchell (B.M.), ..

How popular is Barnebas?

Barnebas is a rare given name for men. Barnebas is a rare surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Barney is the only prominent variation form of Barnebas (not ranked). Other forms, like Barnabe, are uncommon. Adoption of this relation of Barnebas was at its highest during the years 1890-1899 (#226), but now, Barney has fallen out of fashion. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Aeneas, Aineas, Ainneas, Artemas, Baldemar, Bane, Banner, Bannerman, Barak, Baram, Barbar, Barber, Barclay, Barde, Barden, Barek, Baret, Baris, Barker, Barklay (see Barclay), Barnard, Barnardo, Barnes, Barnet, Barnett, Barnham (see Barnum), Barnhard, Barni, Barnie, Barnum, Barny, Baronet, Baronett (see Barnett), Barra, Barrclay (see Barclay), Barree, Barren, Barret, Barrett, Barrette, Barrey, Bartalan, Bartel, Barthram (see Bartram), Baxlea (see Baxley), Bayless, Bayne, Bernabe, Bernal, Berne, Bernelle (see Burnell), Bernet, Bernett, Bernis, Bjarne, Borne, Brenan, Burges, Burgess, Burnaby, Burne, Burnel (see Burnell), Burnell, Burnet, Burnett, Burney, Burnis, Byrne, Byrnes, Darias, Eneas, Enneas, Fineas, Marcas and Phinehas. These names tend to be more commonly used than Barnebas.

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