Babu Name Meaning

Indian (Gujarat, Maharashtra, southern states): Hindu name meaning ‘father’, derived from Prakrit bappa, used as a respectful term of address for a man, also as a term of endearment for a male child. In Gujarat and Maharashtra the family name comes from the respectful term of address, while in the southern states the term of endearment evolved into a male given name, which is used as a family name among South Indians in the U.S.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Abu, Baba, Babe, Babin, Bao, Bau, Basu, Barba, Baro, Batz

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Babu Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Babu occupation in the USA was Bartender. 100% of Babu's were Bartenders.

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Between 1965 and 2004, Babu life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Babu in 1965 was 69, and 70 in 2004.

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