Barnabas: Name Meaning, Popularity and Info on


  • Gender: Male
  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Son Of Encouragement

What is the meaning of the name Barnabas?

The name Barnabas is primarily a male name of Greek origin that means Son Of Encouragement.

Aramaic name. In the Bible, Barnabas was an early follower of Christ in Jerusalem.

Barnabas Collins, vampire from the TV soap opera Dark Shadows.

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Stats for the Name Barnabas

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