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Gender: F Origin of Babe: Word name or diminutive of Barbara

You can call your baby "babe," but don't name her that.

Famous People Named Babe

Babe Didrikson Zaharias, American multi-sport athlete
Barbara "Babe" Paley, American socialite
Babe Ruth, male American baseball player
Babe London (born Jean Glover in 1901), American actress and comedian

Pop Culture References for the name Babe

Louise "Babe" Bennett, character in "Mr. Deeds Goes to Town" and "Mr. Deeds"
Arabella "Babe" Carey-Chandler, character from the TV soap "All My Children"
"Babe," 1995 movie about the title pig

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