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Barb Meaning


What does Barb mean?

The name Barb is of English origin.

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

Barb is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 4 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Barb.

The Given Name Barb

Barb is a diminutive of Barbara. See Barbara for further details.

Barb is good for parents who want a name that is sweet and unique.

This 1 syllable name has brilliance and charm.

A name that will flow off your tongue.

Barb Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, less than 5 girls were given the name. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before less than 5 girls were given the name. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

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

Barb Related Names

Barb is a diminutive of Barbara.

Famous Barbs

    Barb Numerology

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    Barb Name Fun

    Would you like to fingerspell the name Barb in American Sign Language?

    Then just follow the diagram below.

    Be creative with the name Barb.

    Just for fun, see the name Barb in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

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