Babis is a common male name in Greece; it is the main diminutive of name Charalambos or Haralambos. Most men with a given name Haralambos are usually called Babis, despite the overall tendency today to maintain the original name.
Female Version of name Babis: Haralambia (not available diminutive)
Nameday of Name Babis: February 10th
Origin of name Babis – Agios Haralambos (St Haralambos)
Since Babis comes from the name Haralambos, it also refers to the Saint of the Greek Orthodox Church, Agios Haralambos. You can read more about Agios Haralambos at the pertinent post for the name Haralambos.