Nickname for Barbara or Babette
"foreign woman"

Babs Origin and Meaning

The name Babs is girl's name meaning "foreign woman".
Babs is an old-fashioned nickname for Barbara, itself an old-fashioned name that was hugely popular in the 20th century but that's not (yet) on its way back in. If you really want a vintage-y nickname name with a lot of attitude that bucks the current friends, go for Babs instead of Betty or Bea.

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Famous People Named Babs

  • Babs TarrAmerican comic book artist
  • Babs ReingoldVenezuelan,American conceptual artist
  • Babs Gonzales (born Lee Brown)American male jazz singer
  • Aliu Babatunde "Babs" FafunwaNigerian male educator and politician
  • Barbara "Babs" WaltersAmerican television journalist

Babs in Pop Culture

  • Babs Bunnycharacter in animated TV show "Tiny Toon Adventures"
  • Babsland speed record car built and driven by John Parry,Thomas in 1926
  • Babschicken in animated movie "Chicken Run"
  • Babs Seedcharacter on animated TV show "My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic"
  • Babs Kramermother of Cosmo Kramer on TV's "Seinfeld"
  • Babsan affectionate nickname often used in the Midlands Region of England