First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Bandera

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Alt. Meaning

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

A is for able, for you surely are.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

D is for dignity, no one disputes this trait!

E is for eager, let's get started!

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Bandera

Stepan Bandera was an office holder. Stepan was born on January 1st, 1909 in Staryi Uhryniv. He died on October 15th, 1959.


Peter was born in 1958.


He passed away in 1906.


Alcides Bandera is a soccer player for the C.D. Atlético Marte, Club Paysandú Bella Vista, Centauros Villavicencio, Real Cartagena, A.D. Isidro Metapán, Paysandú F.C., and Atlético Balboa (1950-2010). Alcides was born on February 5th, 1978 in Paysandú.


David Bandera is an athlete for the Atlético Astorga FC.


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Popularity of Bandera as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Bandera U.S.
  White 31.09% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.80% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.26% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 66.17% 16.26%

Of Last Name Bandera

People with the last name Bandera are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Bandera

  • How Popular is the name Bandera? As a last name Bandera was the 27,534th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Bandera first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Bandera is Monday, September 10th, 1956.
  • How unique is the name Bandera? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Bandera. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Bandera: Your name in reverse order is Arednab. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Edrnaab. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Bandera? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 875 people with the last name Bandera.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Bandera? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Bandera as their last name since less than 1 person in 333k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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