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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Babs

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  1. A diminutive of the female given name Barbara with suffix -s (-sy).

Notable Persons Named Babs

Babs was born on October 27th, 1919. He breathed his last breath on January 23rd, 1980.


Babs Njie is an athlete for the Mass United FC.


Babs Akinyemi is a sports team member for the Bærum SK.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Babs

Alice Babs was a jazz and schlager music singing. She was most prominent from 1939 to 2014. Alice was given the name Hildur Alice Nilson on January 26th, 1924 in Västervik. She breathed her last breath on February 11th, 2014.


Fun Facts about the name Babs

  • How Popular is the name Babs? Babs is the 22,374th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Babs have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 285 babies born with the first name Babs in the United States. That's more than enough people named Babs to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Babs? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1927 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Babs first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Babs is Sunday, November 2nd, 1890.
  • What year had the most people named Babs born? The highest recorded use of the first name Babs was in 1961 with a total of 19 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Babs: Your name in reverse order is Sbab. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Bbas. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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