US Popularity:6902
Stranger things have happened than giving baby the name Barb. A diminutive of Barbara, this feminine moniker comes from the Greek term barbaros, translating to “foreign.” The name reappeared in the mainstream with the Stranger Things character_,_ who was born in the 1960s when the name was at its most popular. Barb was a kind, clever soul and a good friend to those around her, which are lovely characteristics for baby to have. Perhaps you are a diehard fan of the sci-fi series. Or maybe you simply like the shortened version of the classic Barbara. Whatever the reason for choosing Barb, baby will surely feel at home with it.

Barb Name Popularity Data

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 1972
- 1587
from 1971
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