Babs Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Barbara:
Latin name derived from barbarus (foreign, strange), a term applied to non-Romans or those deemed to be uncivilized. Var: Barbra. Short: Barb. Pet: Babs, Barbi, Barbie.
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Babs is a nickname for Barbara.
VARIANTS: Barb, Barbie, Bobbi, Bobbie
OTHER LANGUAGES: Varvara (Bulgarian), Barbara, Bara, Barica (Croatian), Barbora, Bára (Czech), Barbara (French), Barbara, Bärbel (German), Varvara (Greek), Barbara, Borbála (Hungarian), Báirbre (Irish), Barbara (Italian), Barbara (Late Roman), Barbora (Lithuanian), Varvara (Macedonian), Barbara, Basia (Polish), Bárbara (Portuguese), Varvara, Varya (Russian), Barabal (Scottish), Barbora (Slovak), Barbara (Slovene), Bárbara (Spanish), Barbro (Swedish)
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Diminutive of BARBARA
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