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First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010


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Fun Facts about the name Bam

  • How many people with the first name Bam have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 46 babies born with the first name Bam in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Bam? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2004 when it was given as a first name to 12 new born babies.
  • When was Bam first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Bam is Monday, July 14th, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Bam born? The highest recorded use of the first name Bam was in 2007 with a total of 13 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Bam: Your name in reverse order is Mab. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mab. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Bam? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 121 people with the last name Bam.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Bam? Bam is one of the most unique last names recorded.
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Popularity of Bam as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Bam U.S.
  White 42.15% 64.26%
  African American 14.05% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 41.32% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Bam

People with the last name Bam are most frequently White, African American, or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun bam
An imposition; a cheat; a hoax.

Etymology: Prob. a contr. of bamboozle

verb Bam
To cheat; to wheedle.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A sudden very loud noise
  2. An ancient city in southeastern Iran; destroyed by an earthquake in 2003

Bam Margera

Bam Margera is a professional skateboarder, actor, musician, and stunt performer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1998 to present. Bam was born in 1979 as Brandon Cole Margera in West Chester, Pennsylvania, U.S.


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What does the name Bam mean?

Bis for bouquet, the flowers around you.

Ais for adaptable, for the world is full of unique challenges

Mis for mirth, your laughter.

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