The name Barabbas in the Bible
Etymology of the name Barabbas
The name Barabbas is Greek transliteration of a Chaldean or Aramaic name. It consists of two elements:
The first part is the Chaldean or Aramaic word בר (bar), meaning son:
The second part of the name Barabbas comes from the Semitic word אב (ab), basically meaning father:
The name Barabbas means Son Of The Father.