Origion is from the Latin word "barbarus" meaning "foreign, strange.," which non-Romans were called. The name also comes from St. Barbara, who defends sailors and architects. George W. Bush, the 43rd President of the United States has a daughter named Barbara. She is named for George W. Bush's mother, Barbara Bush, who is also the wife of George H.W. Bush the 41st President of the United States.
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