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Smart Baby Names: Dictionary of Baby Names, Meanings and Origins.

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Girl Name: Barb

Name: Barb
Pronunciation: \b(a)-rb\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: foreign woman
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Barby, Barbi
Similar Names: Bara, Bari, Babb, Bab, Darb
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 1188
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 13356


Barb \b(a)-rb\ as a girl's name is a variant of Barbara (Latin), and the meaning of Barb is "foreign woman".

The baby name Barb sounds like Barby and Barbi. Other similar baby names are Bara, Bari, Babb, Bab and Darb.


Barb is a very popular first name for women (#1188 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#13356 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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