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Barbara originates in Greek language and means "stranger, foreigner". Barbara was the name of several saints in Roman Catholic tradition, one of them being Saint Barbara, the protector against lightning and fire. Lately, the name has been extremely popular in some European countries. In the United States its usage declines.

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Famous Barbaras

Barbara Bush - First Lady to President George H. Bush and mother to President George W. Bush
Barbara Billingsley - actress
Barbara McClintock - Nobel Prize winner for Medicine in 1983
Barbara Walters - Television news anchor and reporter
Barbara Eden - actress
Barbara Hershey - actress
Barbara Adams - writer
Barbara Anderson - actress
Barbara Hale - actress

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