Name
BARBARA

Name BARBARA

Between 1880 and 2019 there were 1,792,767 births of Barbara in the countries below, which represents an average of 12,898 births of children bearing the first name Barbara per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 7,015 births.
Version Française disponible ici En Français Prénom Barbara Available variant : Bárbara
Variations : Babs , Bara , Bára , Barbie , Barbora , Barbra , Bobbie

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Information about the first name Barbara

We celebrate Barbara on December 4th
The first name Barbara is listed in our categories :The first name Barbara has been assigned to:
0.12% to boys
99.88% to girls
The country where the first name Barbara is the most common is:
US United State of America
This first name is on trend: Female
This first name has 7 letters including 3 vowels and 4 consonants

Anagrams of the first name Barbara

An anagram is a word that contains the same letters of another word. Here is the list of first names which are an anagram of Barbara : Arrabab, B A R B A R A

Barbara in Japanese *

Romajibaabara
Katakanaバーバラ
Hiraganaばーばら
* This is a phonetic conversion, not a translation.
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Origin and meaning of name Barbara

US English
Etymology src :
  • From the name Barbara; chosen because it has three A's in it representing universal affirmatives.
Noun src :
  • barbara (plural barbaras)
  • (logic) A syllogism in which all three propositions are of the form "All X are Y" or "X is a Y".
Pronunciation src :
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈbɑɹb(ə)ɹə/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈbɑːb(ə)ɹə/
  • Hyphenation: bar‧ba‧ra
General
Verb src :
  • barbara
  • First-person singular (yo) imperfect subjunctive form of barbar.
  • Formal second-person singular (usted) imperfect subjunctive form of barbar.
  • Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) imperfect subjunctive form of barbar.
Latin
Etymology src :
  • From barbarus: as a noun, a substantivisation of its feminine forms in elliptical use for fēmina barbara (the formation is novel to Latin; the Ancient Greek βάρβαρος (bárbaros) is an adjective of two endings, whose masculine and feminine forms are isomorphic); as an adjective, regularly declined forms.
Etymology src :
  • Borrowed from Ancient Greek βαρβάρα (barbára).
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • barbarā
  • ablative singular of barbara (“wild or uncivilized woman”)
Etymology (References) src :
  • barbăra in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • 1. BARBARA in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • “barbara” on page 225/1 of the Oxford Latin Dictionary (1st ed., 1968–82)
Etymology (Adjective) src :
  • barbarā
  • ablative singular feminine of barbarus
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • barbarā
  • ablative singular of barbara (“kind of plaster”)
Etymology (References) src :
  • barbăra in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, page 207/2
  • “barbara” on page 225/1 of the Oxford Latin Dictionary (1st ed., 1968–82)
Pronunciation src :
  • barbara: (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈbar.ba.ra/
  • Homophone: Barbara
  • barbarā: (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈbar.ba.raː/
IT Italian
Adjective src :
  • barbara f sg
  • Feminine singular of adjective barbaro.
Noun src :
  • barbara f (plural barbare, masculine barbaro)
  • female equivalent of barbaro
 

Popularity of the name Barbara

Number of BARBARA births per year

Total births of Barbara by country

Births with the first name Barbara
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
1880 - 2018
1,571
1,432,825
BRBrazil
1930 - 2010
610
170,715
ONOntario
1913 - 2016
11
44,044
CHSwitzerland
1912 - 2018
0
27,972
FRFrance
1900 - 2018
0
25,953
PLPoland
2000 - 2018
0
20,081
NZNew Zealand
1900 - 2019
0
13,288
BCBritish Columbia
1919 - 2018
0
9,992
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
0
9,408
ATAustria
1984 - 2018
0
7,992
AUAustralia
1944 - 2018
12
6,971
HUHungary
2003 - 2018
0
4,827
NSNew Scotland
1920 - 2019
0
4,323
ITItaly
1999 - 2018
29
3,585
IEIreland
1964 - 2019
0
3,070
CZCzechoslovakia
1900 - 2016
0
2,000
NONorway
1945 - 2019
0
928
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2018
0
526
ESSpain
2002 - 2018
0
450
BEBelgium
1995 - 2018
0
416
QCQuebec
1980 - 2018
1
412
DKDenmark
1985 - 2018
0
406
DEGermany
2000 - 2018
0
219
ABAlberta
1990 - 2018
1
112
SESweden
1998 - 2019
0
11
PTPortugal
2014 - 2019
0
6

Total births of Barbara by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Barbara
Country
Boys
Girls
BRBrazil
2010
21
4,621
PLPoland
2018
0
1,721
USUnited State of America
2018
0
229
HUHungary
2018
0
153
ARArgentina
2015
0
72
ITItaly
2018
0
48
FRFrance
2018
0
44
GBUnited Kingdom
2018
0
42
ATAustria
2018
0
17
CHSwitzerland
2018
0
7
DKDenmark
2018
0
7
ONOntario
2016
0
6
CZCzechoslovakia
2016
0
6
DEGermany
2018
0
6
BEBelgium
2018
0
5
IEIreland
2019
0
5
QCQuebec
2018
0
3
ABAlberta
2018
0
2

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Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Barbara

There are 3825 actors and actresses with the first name Barbara
Barbara Palvin
Barbara Prakopenka
Barbara Barcia
Barbara Wypych
Barbara Vackova
Barbara Nova
Barbara Dunkelman
Barbara Sloesen
Barbara Vlasits
Barbara Garstka
Barbara Mamabolo
Barbara Schmidt
Barbara Meier
Barbara Kurdej-Szatan
Barbara Mularczyk
Barbara Lanz
Barbara Kottmeier
Barbara Claes
Barbara Devil
Barbara Garza Talavera
Barbara Hollander
Barbara Cabrita
Barbara Radulovic
Barbara Bellucci
Barbara Bush
Barbara Konta
Barbara Voice
Barbara Howlin
Barbara Prokopowicz
Barbara Zatler

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Rankings of first name BARBARA by country

Country ranking (boys)
RankCountryYear
#2697BR Brazil2010
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
#33PL Poland2018
#59BR Brazil2010
#74HU Hungary2018
#192AR Argentina2015
#273DK Denmark2018
#329AT Austria2018
#355IT Italy2018
#389CZ Czechoslovakia2016
#605CH Switzerland2018
#702IE Ireland2019
#899GB United Kingdom2018
#958US United State of America2018
#978DE Germany2018
#990FR France2018
#1494QC Quebec2018
#1505ON Ontario2016
#1562BE Belgium2018
#2124AB Alberta2018