Ancient Greek, Female, V names, Virtues/Attributes

Varvara

Varvara is the Russian, Bulgarian, Greek, and Macedonian form of Barbara which means “foreign, strange”. It comes from Ancient Greek barbaros; it was used by the Ancient Greeks to refer to non-Greek speaking foreigners or those who spoke a language they couldn’t understand.

Nicknames: Varya (Russian), Vara (English)

Origin: Ancient Greek

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Variants:

  • Barbara (Late Roman, English, Italian, French, German, Polish, Hungarian, Slovene, Croatian, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian)
  • Barbra (English)
  • Borbála (Hungarian)
  • Barbro (Swedish)
  • Barbora (Czech, Slovak, Lithuanian)
  • Barbare (Georgian)
  • Báirbre (Irish)
  • Barabal (Scottish)
  • Bárbara (Portuguese, Spanish)

 

 

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