Popularity:26273
Origin:Latin
Other Origin(s):African, Arabic, Slavic
Meaning:Foreign woman; Father
Give baby a name that is almost as charming as they are, with the name Baba! A diminutive of the ever-popular Barbara, Baba has Latin origins and means “foreign woman.” Your little one is destined to be a well-traveled and worldly force with a name like this! Interestingly, Baba is also a common nickname for “Father” in Arabic, Xhosa, and some other African languages, while it is also a nickname for an old lady or grandmother in certain Slavic languages. But no matter what, your bundle of joy can make the name all their own!
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