Barbara: Meaning of baby name Barbara

Pronunciation: [Bar-ba-ra]

Gender of Barbara: Female

Meaning of Barbara: Stranger

Origin of Barbara: Greek

An alien or foreigner.


Variant Forms:

NameMeaningGenderOrigin
BabetteStrangerFemaleFrench
BarbiTraveler From A Foreign Land. In Catholic Custom St. Barbara Is A Protectress Against Fire And Lightning.FemaleEnglish
BarbieTraveler From A Foreign Land. In Catholic Custom St. Barbara Is A Protectress Against Fire And Lightning.FemaleEnglish
BibiLady.FemaleArabic
BobbieAbbreviation Of Robert.MaleEnglish
BobbyAbbreviation Of Robert.MaleEnglish
BonnieSweetFemaleFrench

Famous People Named Barbara:

Barbara Walters is a broadcast journalist and television personality counted among the "50 Greatest TV Stars of All Time.

Barbara Kruger is an American conceptual artist best known for her black and white photographs overlaid with powerful captions.

Barbara Kingsolver is an American novelist, poet, social activist, and author of the best-selling novel ‘The Poisonwood Bible’.

Barbara Jordan was an American politician and leader of the Civil Rights Movement.

Barbara Hepworth was an English artist and sculptor.

Barbara Harris is a Tony award winning Broadway and film actress.

Barbara Grizzuti Harrison was an American author and journalist, most famous for her autobiographical works and travel writing.

Barbara Feldon is an American actress, known for her contributions towards television and theatre.

Barbara Ehrenreich is an American writer and political activist, most famous as a social critic and journalist.

Barbara Eden is an American actress, who is predominantly known for her role in the television series ‘I Dream of Jeannie’.

Barbara Cartland was a renowned novelist of British origin.

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