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
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- Barbara BachActress
- Barbara BushUnited States First Lady
- Barbara EdenActress
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