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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Barbare

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Alt. Meaning

B is for bouquet, the flowers around you.

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

B is for beloved, as you are to many.

A is for aptitudes, your special capabilities shine

R is for romantic, hopelessly so

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Barbare

Walter Barbare was an athlete. Walter was born on August 11th, 1891 in Greenville, South Carolina. He died on October 28th, 1965.


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Popularity of Barbare as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Barbare U.S.
  White 98.35% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Barbare

People with the last name Barbare are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Barbare

  • How Popular is the name Barbare? Barbare is the 90,108th most popular name of all time. As a last name Barbare was the 78,567th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Barbare have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Barbare in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Barbare? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1966 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Barbare first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Barbare is Sunday, January 8th, 1905.
  • What year had the most people named Barbare born? The highest recorded use of the first name Barbare was in 1966 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Barbare: Your name in reverse order is Erabrab. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Bearbar. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Barbare? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 243 people with the last name Barbare.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Barbare? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Barbare as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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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