Other Origin(s):Italian
Meaning:Foreign woman
Barbarella is a variant of the name Barbara, which derives from the Ancient Greek word barbaros (foreign.) The variant Barbarella originated as a surname in Sicily, with other variants being Barbaro, Barbarelli, Barabari, and more. Today, the name is most commonly associated with the 1968 movie of the same name starring Jane Fonda. Barbarella made a brief appearance in the baby names charts in 1969 and 1970, ranking at 5,235th and 9,294th places respectively, before disappearing again.
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