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Gender: Female Origin of Babe: Word name or diminutive of Barbara Meaning of Barbara: Latin, "foreign woman"

The name Babe is a girl's name of English origin. Babe and is often added to lists like Wonderful Word Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Build a sibset ....".

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Famous People Named Babe

Mildred Ella "Babe" Didrikson Zaharias, American multi-sport athlete
Barbara "Babe" Cushing Mortimer Paley, American socialite
Babe London (born Jean Glover), American actress and comedian
Babe the Farmer's Daughter, ring name of Ursula Hayden, American pro wrestler
George Herman "Babe" Ruth, male American baseball player
(Gideon) Babe Ruth Howard (b. 1997), son of actors Debra Winger and Arliss Howard

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 on American soap "All My Children"
Babe Smith, character on British soap "EastEnders"
Babe, character in Dark Horse Comics
Babe the Blue Ox, companion of the mythical lumberjack Paul Bunyan
"Babe," book and 1995 movie about the title pig

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