Diminutive of Barbara
"foreign woman"

Barbie Origin and Meaning

The name Barbie is a girl's name .

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

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Barbie Rank in US Top 1000

Barbie Popularity

Famous People Named Barbie

  • Barbie FerreiraAmerican model
  • Barbie Hsu (Hsiyüan), Taiwanese singer/actress
  • Barbie FortezaFilipina actress/model
  • Yvette Barbra "Barbie" AlmalbisFilipina singer,songwriter
  • Barbie WildeCanadian,British actress
  • Barbara Jean "Barbie" Blank aka Kelly KellyAmerican pro wrestler

Barbie in Pop Culture

  • Barbara Millicent "Barbie" Robertsfashion doll made by Mattel
  • "Barbie Girl" song by Aqua inspired by the doll
  • Dale "Barbie" Barbaramale character on TV's "Under the Dome"