Barnaby Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Barnaby:
Variant of Barnabas, a name borne in the Bible by the Christian apostle and missionary companion of Paul. The name is derived from the Aramaic barnebhū'āh (son of exhortation).
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USAGE: English (Archaic)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Barnabas (Biblical), Barnabas (Biblical Greek), Barnabas (Biblical Latin), Barnabé (French), Barnabas (German), Barnabás, Barna (Hungarian), Varnava (Russian)
POPULARITY: #199 in England and Wales
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My brother is called Barnaby but has been called Barney for basically his whole life. I love his name, and I want to call my son Barnaby!
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Barney, Barn, Barnes, Bear
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Medieval English form of BARNABAS
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Barnaby Joyce, Australian Senator
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"Barnaby Jones" was a television detective series that ran on CBS from 1973 to 1980, starring Buddy Ebsen in the title role.