No, Barbie originated from a mother who modeled the doll after her daughter named Barbra. Later on when it became more commercialized things such as larger breasts and thinner waists were brought into the picture
American businesswoman Ruth Handler created Barbie in 1959. She used a German doll as her inspiration. The German fashion doll was named Bild Lillie and she was based on a comic strip by the name of Lillie.