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Barnabas Meaning


What does Barnabas mean?

The name Barnabas is of Hebrew origin.

The meaning of Barnabas is "son of the prophet, son of Exhortation, son of Comfort".

It is also of Greek origin, where its meaning is "son of the Prophet, son of Exhortation, son of Comfort".

Barnabas is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 8 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced Bar-na-bas.

The Given Name Barnabas

The cool name Barnabas, has a wonderfully chic quality.

An auspicious name, it is one that will be admired.

Although unique, your little enchanting Barnabas, is sure to make it a memorable one.

Barnabas falls into the cool name category.

Barnabas Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 8,183 in baby name popularity for boys with 9 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 4,221 in baby name popularity for boys with 24 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

The trend's your friend. See how Barnabas has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Barnabas Name Popularity Page.

Barnabas Related Names

The names Barnabe, Barnaby, Barnebhuah, Varnava are all forms of Barnabas.

Barnabas has the diminutive (nickname) Barney.

Famous Barnabass

  • Barnabas ~ Biblical Character (Acts 4:36)

Barnabas Numerology

What will your new littleBarnabas be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Barnabas are often likable and humble but most of all they are read more >>

Barnabas Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Barnabas.

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

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Barnabas in Nautical Flags page.