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Origin and Meaning of Bandit

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  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Bandit is of Unknown origin and means "Shy".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Ban"dit
An outlaw; a brigand.

Note: ☞ The plural banditti was formerly used as a collective noun.

Etymology: It. bandito outlaw, p. p. of bandire to proclaim, to banish, to proscribe, LL. bandire bannire. See Ban an edict, and cf. Banish

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. An armed thief who is (usually) a member of a band
  1. bandit

Notable Persons With the Last Name Bandit


Geezer Bandit is a bank robbery.


Granddad is also known as Michael Francis Mara.


Fun Facts about the name Bandit

  • When was the first name Bandit first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Bandit is Saturday, November 18th, 1967.
  • How unique is the name Bandit? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Bandit. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Bandit: Your name in reverse order is Tidnab. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ianbdt. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Bandit born Mar 15, 1929

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Turkey approximately on 1175. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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