Meaning of Barbara

Meaning of Barbara
Name
it Barbara
Gender
Female
Meaning
The name derives from the ancient Greek word bárbaros “who doesn't know to speak, stutterer”, with which all people who did not speak the Greek language were named; the word passed then in the Latin barbarus, where was used in reference to the people who did not speak neither Latin nor Greek, and, in Christian age, to the people who was neither Hebrew nor Christian; the meaning of the Barbarian name can be therefore, in general terms, “foreign”.
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In Italy about 126269 people are called Barbara
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