Name Barbara Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Barbara


Barbara is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Barbara?

Barbara is a name of Greek and Latin origin. Originally, the Greek term “bárbaros” was a term for strangers, who couldn’t speak Greek.

What does the name Barbara mean?

Barbara means “foreign” (from Greek “bárbaros/βάρβαρος” or Latin “barbarus”, originally from Sanskrit “barbarāh” = one, who stammers).

Pronunciation of Barbara

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Popularity of the name Barbara

The name Barbara is ranked #7097 overall.

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