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Meaning of the name BarbieMeaning of the name Barbie

[ 2 syll. bar-bie, ba-rb-ie ] The baby girl name Barbie is pronounced as BAARBiy- †. Barbie is used mostly in English and Latin. It is of Latin origin. The name is universally associated with the Barbie fashion doll (1959-) manufactured by the American company Mattel, which was supposedly inspired by a German doll named Bild Lilli.

In addition, Barbie is a diminutive (English and Latin) of Barbara.

The names Barbea, Barbee, Barbey, Barby, and Baubie are derivatives of Barbie. The origin and meaning of the name Barbie is inherited by all variant forms. Other forms of the name include the English shortening Barb and the English spelling variant Barbi.

Barbie is rare as a baby girl name. At the modest peak of its usage in 1964, 0.010% of baby girls were named Barbie. It had a ranking of #756 then. The baby name has experienced a decline in frequency since then, and is currently used on a very light scale. Out of all girl names in its family, Barbie was nevertheless the most widely used in 2012.

Baby names that sound like Barbie include Barbee, Barbey, Barbi, Barby, Barba, Barbo, Barbea, Barb, and Barbe.

† Pronunciation for Barbie: B as in "be (B.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"

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