Barbara as a First Name

How Common is the First Name Barbara?

We estimate that there are 858,431 people named Barbara who are currently alive and were born in the United States. Barbara is the 10th most common for women, and the 34th most common overall.

How Old are People Named Barbara?

The average person named Barbara is 69.59 years old.

Is Barbara a Popular Baby Name Right Now?

305 people named Barbara were born in the U.S. in 2023. It was the 877th most popular name for girls, and the 1,667th most popular overall.

The popularity of Barbara peaked between 1937–1944, when it was the 2nd most popular name for baby girls.

Is Barbara a Boy's Name or a Girl's Name?

Barbara is almost exclusively a female name. 99.8% of people named Barbara are female.

Facts About the Name Barbara

Popularity of Barbara in England

In 2020, Barbara was the in England and Wales.