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Origin of the name BAB.
Etymology of the name BAB.
Meaning of the baby name BAB.


BAB.  f. Pet form of English Barbara (q.v.), meaning "stranger." (American Notes & Queries, v.6, 1891)

BAB.  m. English pet form of Baptist (q.v.), meaning "baptizer." (Amer. N. & Q., v.6, 1891)

BAB.  m. Armenian name, derived from the vocabulary word pap, meaning "grandfather." (The Armenian Origin of the Etruscans, Ellis, 1861.

... Terentius took the Armenian forces by surprise and completely routed them.  Bab, who did not think that Terentius was so near, and consequently had taken no measures to provide for his personal safety, was taken prisoner and killed... (Armenia and the Armenians, Isavertenc, 1878)

BAB (باب).  m. Arabic name, derived from the vocabulary word bāb, meaning "gate, gateway, or court." (An English and Arabic Dictionary, Catafago, 1873)

... Far more important and dangerous was the rise of a new fanatical sect, the Babis.  This sect was founded by a dervish, Sad Ali Mohammed, who assumed the name of Bab (Arabic for gate), declared himself to be a prophet and preached a new doctrine founded on the mystic Sufism and combining elements of pantheism and extreme socialism... (The History of Nations, Lodge, v.5, 1913)


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