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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Barbie

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Wiktionary

From barbecue +‎ -ie (“diminutive suffix”).

  1. (Australia, New Zealand, Britain, informal) A barbecue (apparatus for grilling).
  2. (Australia, New Zealand, Britain, informal) A barbecue (event: cookout).

Notable Persons Named Barbie

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Mannara is an actress and model. She has been prominent since 1993. Mannara was given the name Barbie Handa on March 29th, 1991 in Bokaro Steel City, Jharkhand, India. Mannara is also known as Mannara Chopra, Barbie Handa, and Bharbyee Handa.

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Barbie Hsu is a mandopop actor, singing, and presenter. She was most active from 2001 to 2001. Barbie is also known as 大S (Big S).

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She was most prominent from 2009 to present. Barbie was given the name Barbara Ambas Forteza on July 31st, 1997 in Biñan. Barbie is also known as Barbie.

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Barbie Almalbis is an acoustic music, pop rock, alternative rock, music of the philippines, and contemporary christian music singer-songwriter and guitarist. She plays vocals, guitars, Guitar, Parker Fly, and Vocals. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1995 to present. Barbie was given the name Yvette Barbra Hontiveros Almalbis on August 26th, 1977.

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Barbie Wilde is an actor, television, writer, singing, and film actress/television actress/writer/singer. Barbie was born on January 21st, 1960 in Canada.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Barbie

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Klaus Barbie is a military person. His military service ended in 1945.

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How popular is the baby name Barbie in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1936 5 5 0
1938 7 7 0
1939 9 9 0
1940 6 6 0
1941 7 7 0
1942 9 9 0
1943 10 10 0
1944 8 8 0
1945 17 17 0
1946 16 16 0
1947 19 19 0
1948 20 20 0
1949 17 17 0
1950 18 18 0
1951 23 23 0
1952 23 23 0
1953 21 21 0
1954 25 25 0
1955 25 25 0
1956 28 28 0
1957 45 45 0
1958 62 62 0
1959 68 68 0
1960 82 82 0
1961 132 132 0
1962 152 152 0
1963 170 170 0
1964 190 190 0
1965 121 121 0
1966 118 118 0
1967 163 163 0
1968 121 121 0
1969 97 97 0
1970 118 118 0
1971 105 105 0
1972 81 81 0
1973 72 72 0
1974 76 76 0
1975 83 83 0
1976 89 89 0
1977 94 94 0
1978 76 76 0
1979 74 74 0
1980 73 73 0
1981 79 79 0
1982 64 64 0
1983 54 54 0
1984 50 50 0
1985 42 42 0
1986 52 52 0
1987 37 37 0
1988 36 36 0
1989 28 28 0
1990 43 43 0
1991 31 31 0
1992 28 28 0
1993 21 21 0
1994 26 26 0
1995 16 16 0
1996 16 16 0
1997 24 24 0
1998 21 21 0
1999 15 15 0
2000 22 22 0
2001 20 20 0
2002 25 25 0
2003 18 18 0
2004 25 25 0
2005 20 20 0
2006 25 25 0
2007 29 29 0
2008 30 30 0
2009 29 29 0
2010 35 35 0
2011 28 28 0
2012 16 16 0
2013 39 39 0
2014 23 23 0
2015 34 34 0
2016 28 28 0
2017 29 29 0

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Popularity of Barbie as a first name

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Popularity of Barbie as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Barbie U.S.
  White 68.49% 64.26%
  African American 18.91% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.62% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.88% 16.26%

Of Last Name Barbie

People with the last name Barbie are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Barbie

  • How Popular is the name Barbie? Barbie is the 4,407th most popular name of all time. As a last name Barbie was the 79,846th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Barbie have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,933 babies born with the first name Barbie in the United States. That's more than enough people named Barbie to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Barbie? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1936 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Barbie first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Barbie is Saturday, October 16th, 1886.
  • What year had the most people named Barbie born? The highest recorded use of the first name Barbie was in 1964 with a total of 190 babies.
  • Random Barbie Factoid: According to the 1961 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Barbie is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 14 babies in California have the same name as you in 1961.
  • Weird things about the name Barbie: Your name in reverse order is Eibrab. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aiebrb. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Barbie? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 238 people with the last name Barbie.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Barbie? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Barbie 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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