Gender: Female
Total Babies With Name: 1,417,892
Highest Rank: 2
Number of Years at Highest Rank: 8
Years at Highest Rank: 1937, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944

Barbara is a name with Latin origin that means “foreign woman.” It was quite popular in the 1940s when it was the second most popular name for baby girls born in the U.S., but it has been trending down over the last decade, ranking No. 863 in 2014.

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