Home > Barbel


What does Barbel mean?

Barbel Pronunciation of Barbel as a name for girls is of Latin derivation, and Barbel means "foreign woman". Barbel is an alternate form of Barbara (Latin).



ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA BARBARA Bab, Baba, Babb, Babbett, Babbie, Babe, Babett, Babs, Baibin, Barb, Barbar, Barbera, Barbette, Barbey, Barbi, Barbie, Barbora, Barbra, Barbro, Barby, Barra, Baubie, Bauby, Bebe, Berbera, Berbya, Bobbe, Bobbee, Borbala



Barbel Gracelyn (B.G.), ..

How popular is Barbel?

Barbel is an uncommonly occurring first name for females but a somewhat prominent surname for all people (#149328 out of 150436, Top 99%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Barbara (#930 FROM CURRENT RECORDS), Babe, Barb, Barbie, Barbra and Bebe are the prominent variation forms of Barbel (OUTSIDE TOP 2000). Usage of these relations of Barbel was at its apex 8 decades ago (ADOPTION OF 2.9%) and is now significantly diminished. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Babe, Barb, Barbara, Barbie, Barbra, Bebe in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Aeriel, Amabel, Aurel, Auriel, Avriel, Bader, Bailee, Bailei, Bailey, Bambie, Bamby, Banee, Barah, Bari, Barri, Batel, Baylee, Beebee, Berget, Berree (see Berry), Berte, Beryl, Birdey, Birget, Birte, Bree, Breea, Breen, Bret, Carabel, Carel, Cariel, Carmel, Claribel, Dael, Darbee, Darbey (see Darby), Darcel, Darel, Darrel, Gabryel, Hazel, Isabel, Isbel, Ishbel, Isobel, Jael, Janel, Jannel, Karel, Karmel, Katriel, Klarybel, Lael, Lorel, Mabel, Madel, Marabel, Maribel, Mariel, Marivel, Marvel, Marybel, Maybel, Meribel, Mirabel, Orabel, Orbel, Orel, Oriel, Rahel, Raizel, Sharel, Sybel and Ysobel. These names tend to be more commonly used than Barbel.

See names
in meaning and etymology.