|Pronunciation||📣 \b(a)-rba-ra, bar-bara\|
|Number in U.S||👶 1,400,000|
|Rate in 2021||1678|
|Name origin||🌍 Greek|
"Barbara" is a popular name for girls that has Greek origin. Meaning of the name Barbara is: "Foreign, Strange".
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My name is Barbara I love the name is Barbara I was named after the poem and song Barbara Allen It's a beautiful name
Hugely popular girl's name around the middle of the 20th century but n't used much these days. Lots of middle-aged people with the name and ALL of them are women. I cann't ever'see it on men at all and I don't think It's particularly feminine either. I can, however, see it on mannish women, just like I can see Anne or Ann on mannish women as well (such as 'The Weakest Link' presenter Anne Robinson).
I was born in 1998. I didn't run into a lot of other Barbaras my age growing up. By far the most common reaction I get when introducing myself is "That's my mom's name." This was a good thing, but now it makes me feel old. I hate when people take it upon'the'selves to call me an'ther variation of my name, or sing Barbara Ann or one of the other'songs as though no-one else has done this. I have a feeling that the nicknaming and song-singing would probably be less of an issue for a Barbara growing up now. I like the fact that It's a name that's n't super common in my age group but is familiar to most folks. While growing up, It'seemed unbearably old & frumpy and I wished for a name that was cuter, fancier, or girlier. But I appreciate its seriousness and stren'th more as an adult."
I think It'sounds like an old woman's name. n't a cool or pretty name at all in my opinion.
I'm pretty sure Barbara is the best name in'the world and always will be. n'thing strikes both fear and joy into my heart more than'the name Barbara. Every person should name every baby and anyone ever has again Barbara.
My name is Barbara and I am 31 years old. I don't feel it is an old name at all! It is classic and that's why I love It'so much. I can't stand trendy names that just sound foolish... Barbara is a respecful name and if you want to make It'sound softer...there are a lot of cute nicknames.
This has been my name for 39yrs. I was named after the beach boys song...barbara ann. I absolutely hate my name and always have. I am on here to find a new name. I mean no offense to anyone who has this name..If it fits you that is great and am glad that you love it. For me...it doesnt.
I am a Barbara and i've really grown'to love my name. My name has the'seriousness required to maintain a professional reputation - yet I still have nicknames from family & friends.
This name is very beautiful. It often gets shortened to Barb or Barbie unfortunately.
mum was called barbara-anne before teh beach boys did the song. She hates the song. Gets called Barbie and very seldom babs. She likes the name though
I am a Barbara and i've learned to really love my name. It is strong for a resume, and bears many conn'tations with intellectualI'm, idealI'm--together with independence, n't to mention creativity. My name has numerous nicknames which family and friends still call me.
My mom's name was Barbara. I love it. We are form Minnesota, say "Barb" Minnesotan/scandanavian accent-- It's super cute, and basically sums up the personality of most Barbs. I LOVE IT. I think It's defin'tely a classic!
my son's name is Babara in a short form its actually Oluwaseunbabarafunmi in my n'tive language, meaning 'God did a spectacular thing for me'. the meaning is so deep and I had premon'tion'to name my child this name either a male or a female child. so did I