Gender Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. BAHRB
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Meaning & History

Short form of Barbara.

Related Names

VariantsBabs, Barbie, Bobbi, Bobbie
Other Languages & CulturesVarvara(Bulgarian) Barbara, Bara, Barica(Croatian) Barbora, Bára(Czech) Barbara(Danish) Barbara, Babette(Dutch) Barbara, Babette, Barbe(French) Barbare(Georgian) Barbara, Babette, Bärbel(German) Varvara(Greek) Barbara, Borbála, Boróka(Hungarian) Báirbre(Irish) Barbara(Italian) Barbara(Late Roman) Barbora(Lithuanian) Varvara(Macedonian) Barbara(Norwegian) Barbara, Basia(Polish) Bárbara(Portuguese) Varvara, Varya(Russian) Barabal(Scottish Gaelic) Barbora(Slovak) Barbara(Slovene) Bárbara(Spanish) Barbara, Barbro(Swedish)

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Entry updated July 2, 2008