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The surname Baby is derived from the Russian and Polish word baba, which means grandmother or old woman. Originally, this name meant "son of an old woman." It also developed into a nickname for an "old man."

Baby Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Babyak, Babiuk, Babchak, Babchik, Babka, Baba, Babiak, Babych, Babytsch, Babenko, Babko, Bobiak, Bobyak, Bobchuk, Bobchiuk, Bobko and many more.

Contemporary Notables of the name Baby (post 1700) +

  • Frederick W. Baby, American politician, U.S. Consular Agent in Courtright, 1884-98 [1]
  • Yvonne Baby (1931-2022), French journalist, novelist, and critic from Le Touquet, France
  • Warren Baby Dodds (1898-1959), American jazz musician
  • Baby Bash (b. 1975), stage name Ronnie Ray Bryant, Mexican-American rapper
  • Baby Huey (1944-1970), American rock and soul singer

  1. The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 10) . Retrieved from on Facebook