Barbe Family History
Barbe Name Meaning
French: descriptive nickname for someone with a beard Old French barbe (from Latin barba). French (Barbé): adjectival derivative of 1 meaning ‘bearded’. French (Barbé): variant of Barbier ‘barber’. French: from a female personal name French form of Barbara . German: from Middle High German barbe the name of a species of fish resembling the carp; hence by metonymy an occupational name for a fisherman or fish dealer or possibly a nickname for someone thought to resemble the fish in some way.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022