Barbara is a feminine name of Greek origin which means “foreign” or “strange,” derived from the Greek word barbaros of the same meaning. Regardless of its roots, this name is a timeless classic and is most well known for its association with iconic singer and actress Barbra Streisand. Choosing Barbara for baby will ensure that they can always find inspiration from a true queen of entertainment.
Famous People Named Barbara
Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
- Barbara BachActress
- Barbara BushUnited States First Lady
- Barbara EdenActress
Ancestry, Barbara Family History
Behind the Name, Barbara, April 2022
WordSense, Meaning of Barbara
Online Etymology Dictionary, Barabara, October 2017
Britannica, Barbra Streisand, American actress, singer, director, producer, December 2023
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