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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 2014 rank:#863     ... 861:Chana, 862:Lillianna, 863:Barbara, 864:Carla, 865:Aliya ...     Full US 2014 list
Similarly written:Bárbara, Barbora, Barbra, Barbro, 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:4:Barbara USA 1990,  8:Barbora Czechia 2013,  31:Bárbara Chile 2007,  48:Barbro Sweden 2014,  59:Borbála Hungary 2012,  76:Bärbel Germany 2005
Name variants:Babette, Babsi, Barbara, Bárbara, Bärbel, Barbora, Barbra, Barbro, Basia, Borbála, Varvara   Sortable list   Details
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SeriesGraphRankings
Austria 1999 78
Austria prevalence 2015 13
Belgium prevalence 2013 144
France 2002 389
Germany prevalence 2005 23
HungaryGraph2014 55,  2013 51,  2012 45,  2011 39,  2010 43,  2009 40,  2008 35,  2007 30,  2006 27,  2005 26,  2004 24,  2003 23,  2002 20
Poland prevalence 2012 6
Poland/WarsawGraph2014 20,  2013 20,  2012 20,  2011 202010 21,  2009 25,  2008 28
Switzerland prevalence 2013 11
USA decadesGraph1990-1999 296,  1980-1989 153,  1970-1979 76,  1960-1969 21
USA prevalence 1990 4
USA yearlyGraph2014 863,  2013 838,  2012 900,  2011 762,  2010 710,  2009 654,  2008 754,  2007 626,  2006 546,  2005 694,  2004 649,  2003 628,  2002 556,  2001 543,  2000 514,  1999 477,  1998 455,  1997 385,  1996 392,  1995 349,  1994 312,  1993 292
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