The name Barabbas in the Bible
This affair is so dubious that it should be considered a red herring, or a comic insert into the story of Jesus' trial to strongly mark a jubilant commentary. Read our article on the name Pilate for more on this.
Etymology of the name Barabbas
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.