[ 1 syll. ba-bu, bab-u ] The baby boy name Babu is pronounced as BAA-BY- †. Babu is used mostly in the Swahili language and its language of origin is African. The name means grandfather.
The names Baboo, Babou, and Babue are derivatives of Babu.
Another derivative of Babu is the diminutive Babi.
See also the related category swahili.
Babu is not regularly used as a baby boy name. It is not ranked within the top 1000.
Baby names that sound like Babu include Babe, Bae, Bai, Bay, Baye, Beau, Beaux, Beav, Bepe, Bev, Beve, Bif, Biff, Biffe, Bo, Bob, Bobb, Boe, Bow, and Bowe.
† English pronunciation for Babu: B as in "be (B.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; Y as in "you (Y.UW)"