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

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Girl Name: Barbie

Name: Barbie
Pronunciation: \b(a)-rbie, bar-bie\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: foreign woman
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Barbi, Barby, Barbey, Barb
Similar Names: Barrie, Baubie, Babbie, Darbie
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 2041
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 58614


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

The baby name Barbie sounds like Barbi, Barby, Barbey and Barb. Other similar baby names are Barrie, Baubie, Babbie and Darbie.


Barbie is a very popular first name for women (#2041 out of 4276) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for both men and women (#58614 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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