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English Baby Names Meaning:

In English Baby Names the meaning of the name Barbara is: From the Greek barbaros meaning foreign or strange, traveler from a foreign land. Popular in medieval Britain after the 3rd century martyr St Barbara. In Catholic custom St. Barbara is a protectress against fire and lightning.

Greek Baby Names Meaning:

In Greek Baby Names the meaning of the name Barbara is: Stranger; Foreigner; Traveler from a foreign land.' From the Greek barbaros. In Catholic custom St. Barbara is a protectress against fire and lightning.

American Baby Names Meaning:

In American Baby Names the meaning of the name Barbara is: From the Greek barbaros meaning foreign or strange, traveler from a foreign land. Popular in medieval Britain after the 3rd century martyr St Barbara. In Catholic custom St. Barbara is a protectress against fire and lightning.

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