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Origin & Meaning

The name Barbora is of Czech origin.

The meaning of Barbora is "foreigner, stranger, traveler from a foreign land".  


In the U.S. in 2014 less than 5 girls were given the name.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

View the Barbora Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Barbora has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Barbora to other names.


A name originally used for anyone who did not speak Greek. It referred to the unintelligible chatter of foreigners which sounded to the Greeks like bar-bar.

According to legend, St. Barbara was imprisoned in a tower by her father, who was struck down by lightning after murdering her. She is accordingly the Patron Saint of architects, stonemasons, fortifications, artillerymen and firework makers.


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Barbora is a form of the name Barbara.

Variants of the name Barbora include Barcinka, Barka, Baruna, Barunka, Baruska.

The name Bara is a form of Barbora.

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