Barb - Meaning of Barb

What does Barb mean?

[ 1 syll. bar(b), ba-rb ] The baby girl name Barb is pronounced BAARB †. Barb is of Latin origin and it is used mainly in English.

Barb is an English contracted form of Barbara.

Barb is also a contracted form of the English and Latin Barbie.

See also the related categories, english and latin.

Barb is rare as a baby girl name. At the modest peak of its usage in 1960, 0.024% of baby girls were named Barb. It was #441 in rank then. The baby name has markedly slipped in popularity since then, and is used only on an infrequent scale now. Out of the family of girl names directly related to Barb, Barbara was the most popular in 2018.

Baby names that sound like Barb include Barbe (French), Barbee, Barbey, Barbi (English), Barbie (English and Latin), Barbo (Scandinavian), and Barby (English).

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

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