The Baby Name barbara

How popular is the baby name Barbara? What is the meaning of Barbara? What baby names are similar to Barbara? Popularity, definition, and origin of Barbara.

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Popularity of the Baby Name Barbara

Number of Babies Named Barbara

Born in the U.S. Since 1880

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Starlet Names from the Early 1900s

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Baby Named After Hurricane Hilda

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The Baby Names Shelva and Shelby

Shelva was the highest-hitting debut name for both baby girls and baby boys in 1936. In fact, Shelva was the highest-hitting of all the highest-hitting newbie girl names up to that point, and it would remain the record-holder until 1959.* Here are the numbers: 1939: 100 baby girls named Shelva […] more

2 Babies Born During Wind Storms, Named Gale

1. While an unnamed Category 4 hurricane was pummeling south Florida on September 15, 1945, Lt. and Mrs. Carl Landau (who were staying at a shelter in West Palm Beach) welcomed a baby girl. They named her Karen Gale. 2. During the gusty Great Appalachian Storm of November 24-25, 1950, […] more

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