What does Bubba mean?
Bubba [bub-ba] as a boys' name is of German origin, and the meaning of Bubba is "boy". More commonly a nickname, usually for someone rather large. In American slang, it can also mean "brother".
(male) Bubbar, Bubbas, ..
(female) Bubbe, Bubra, .. Middle name pairings:
Bubba Rocco (B.R.), ..
How popular is Bubba?
Bubba is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#144908 out of 150436, Top 96%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Bubba entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its peak position of #1858 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)