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since 1880

Bubba

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: American
  • Meaning: Brother
  • #15869 All Time
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How popular is the name "Bubba" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1945 6 0 6
1949 5 0 5
1950 11 0 11
1951 9 0 9
1952 12 0 12
1953 11 0 11
1954 19 0 19
1955 12 0 12
1956 20 0 20
1957 18 0 18
1958 17 0 17
1959 27 0 27
1960 24 0 24
1961 24 0 24
1962 32 0 32
1963 35 0 35
1964 12 0 12
1965 20 0 20
1966 12 0 12
1967 10 0 10
1968 8 0 8
1969 14 0 14
1970 10 0 10
1971 13 0 13
1972 9 0 9
1973 14 0 14
1975 6 0 6
1977 10 0 10
1978 7 0 7
1979 11 0 11
1982 9 0 9
1983 5 0 5
1984 7 0 7
1985 5 0 5
1986 6 0 6
1987 5 0 5
1991 6 0 6

Want to know about the populiarty of Bubba? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 481 babies born with the name Bubba in the United States. That's more than enough Bubbas to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1945 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Bubba" was in 1963 with a total of 35 babies.

According to the 1971 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Bubba" is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1971. Across the entire United States a total of only 13 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Bubba popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Bubba in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Bubba" mean? The list below shows the origins of Bubba as well as things modernly associated with the name Bubba such as celebrities named Bubba.

American

Origin and Meaning of Bubba

The name "Bubba" is of American origin, and it means "Brother". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Bubba Franks

Bubba Franks is a NFL player. Bubba was born in 1978 in Riverside, California.

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Bubba Trammell

Bubba Trammell is a MLB player. Bubba was born in 1971 in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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Alternative Meanings

B is for bounce, your ability to renew.

U is for unbreakable, your spirit is strong.

B is for bewitch, your charm is undeniable.

B is for befriend, it is so easy for you.

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

Your name in reverse order is "Abbub". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Abubb". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Bubba born Aug 29, 1953

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Russia approximately on 1425. Your profession was farmer, weaver, and tailor.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

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