Barbra
Origin/Usage
Greek
Pronunciation
BAHR-brə
Meaning
Stranger, foreigner
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Barbra is a variant of Barbara. 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. Barbra was popularized by the famous American actress and singer Barbra Streisand.

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