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Name Barbara

Meaning:the foreignTools:

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About the name Barbara in particular

Gender:female
Languages of use:German, Italian, Spanish, English, French, Polish
Diminutives:Babette, Babsi, Bärbel, Basia
Topics:Asteroid 234 Barbara, diameter 43.75 km, period 26.5 years
Saints:Barbara
US 2013 rank:#838     ... 836:Britney, 837:Heather, 838:Barbara, 839:Bryleigh, 840:Emmalynn ...     Full US 2013 list
Similarly written:Bárbara, Barbora, Barbra, Barnaba, Barnabá, Borbála, Varvara     Details
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About Barbara, the group of names with the same origin as Barbara

Meaning/translation:the foreign
Language of origin:Latin
Info about origin:from a very old word root reaching back to Indoeuropean that echoes the unintelligible speech of foreigners
 known from Saint Barabara of Nicomedia (3th/4th century AD)
Words:barbari = the barbars, the stammering people  Latin
 barbaros = foreign, barbaric  Old Greek
 barbar = the unintelligible speech  Indoeuropean
Topics:14 Holy Helpers, Interesting
Variants' top ranks:7:Barbara England+Wales 1934,  8:Barbora Czechia 2013,  31:Bárbara Chile 2007,  59:Borbála Hungary 2012
Name variants:Babette, Babsi, Barbara, Bárbara, Bärbel, Barbora, Barbra, Basia, Borbála, Varvara   Sortable list   Details
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Popularity lists that contain the name Barbara

SeriesRankings
Austria1999 78
Austria/Vienna2000 44
England+Wales decades1964 69,  1954 14,  1944 10,  1934 71924 18,  1914 53,  1904 82
France2002 389
Hungary2013 51,  2012 45,  2011 39,  2010 43,  2009 40,  2008 35,  2007 30,  2006 27,  2005 26,  2004 24,  2003 23,  2002 20
Poland2009 47
Poland/Warsaw2013 20,  2012 20,  2011 202010 21,  2009 25,  2008 28
Switzerland1997 173
USA decades1990-1999 296,  1980-1989 153,  1970-1979 76,  1960-1969 21
USA yearly2013 838,  2012 900,  2011 762,  2010 710,  2009 654,  1999 478,  1998 458,  1997 386,  1996 400,  1995 355,  1994 315
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