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


Barnabas is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Barnabas?

Barnabas is a biblical name of Aramaic origin.

What does the name Barnabas mean?

Barnabas means “son of encouragement” and “son of the prophet” (from Aramaic “bar” = son + “naba” = to speak prophetically).

Pronunciation of Barnabas

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Popularity of the name Barnabas

The name Barnabas is ranked #8177 overall.

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