US Popularity:10683
Meaning:son of encouragement
For the baby you might want to bring up in faith, we have a name for you that you might consider. The Greek boy’s name Barnabas means “son of encouragement.” In the bible, Barnabas was a disciple known for his mentoring and support. He was originally named Joseph but received the nickname Barnabas for his notable encouragement to others. This was shown when Barnabas recommended Paul to the apostles when no one else trusted him. Maybe your little one will take inspiration and be a source of encouragement to others in their life as they grow older.

Barnabas Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Barnabas is currently #2797 on The Bump
Boy:Barnabas is currently #1561 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Barnabas is currently #10683 in U.S. births
Boy:Barnabas is currently #5073 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
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