Barbara

Origin/Usage
English, Greek, Italian, French, Polish, Hungarian
EDITOR LISTS
Cowpoke
Pronunciation
BAHR-bər-ə/BAHR-brə
Meaning
Stranger, foreigner

More info about the name "Barbara"

Barbara originates in Greek language and means "stranger, foreigner". Barbara was the name of several saints in Roman Catholic tradition, one of them being Saint Barbara, the protector against lightning and fire. Lately, the name has been extremely popular in some European countries. In the United States its usage declines.

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'Barbara' in Movies

Gotham

Barbara Kean

Trollhunters: Tales of Arcadia

Barbara Lake

The Good Fight

Barbara Kolstad

Call the Midwife

Nurse Barbara Gilbert

The Covenant (2006)

(as Barbara Basia-Jasinski)

I Kill Giants (2017)

Barbara

I Kill Giants (2017)

Barbara's Mother

Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce

Barbara

The Karate Kid (1984)

Barbara

Big Mouth

Barbara Glouberman

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