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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • Polish : patronymic from baba ‘old woman’, ‘midwife’, ‘witch’. See Baba.
  • Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) : metronymic from Babe.
  • Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) : habitational name from any of the villages named Babichi in Ukraine and Belarus.

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