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Gender: F Origin of Barbie: Diminutive of Barbara Meaning of Barbara: Latin, "foreign woman"

Despite the voluptuous doll's various career choices, from astronaut to doctor, her name still remains a euphemism for "bimbo".

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Famous People Named Barbie

Barbie Hsu, Taiwanese singer/actress
Barbie Forteza, Filipina actress/model

Pop Culture References for the Name Barbie

Barbara "Barbie" Roberts, doll made by Mattell
"Barbie Girl," song by Aqua inspired by the doll
Barbie, Male character on "Under the Dome"

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