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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Bangura

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  • A submission from Australia says the name Bangura means "Warrior" and is of African origin.
  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Bangura is of African origin and means "Warrior".
  • A submission from Maryland, United States says the name Bangura means "Gift of god" and is of African American origin.
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Notable Persons With the Last Name Bangura

Mohamed Bangura is a soccer player for the Dalian Yifang F.C., FC Kallon, IFK Värnamo, AIK Fotboll, Celtic F.C., IF Elfsborg, İstanbul Başakşehir F.K., and Sierra Leone national football team. Mohamed was born on July 27th, 1989 in Kambia, Sierra Leone.


Umaru Bangura is a soccer player for the FC Dinamo Minsk, Mighty Blackpool F.C., Watford F.C., Hønefoss BK, FK Haugesund, and Sierra Leone national football team. Umaru was born on October 7th, 1987 in Freetown.


Haja Zainab Hawa Bangura is a Sierra Leone Minister of Health, Sanitation, Sierra Leone Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Sierra LeoneMinister of Foreign Affairs. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2010 to 2012. Haja was born on December 18th, 1959 in Yonibana, Tonkolili District, Sierra Leone.


Al Bangura is a soccer player for the St Albans City F.C., Watford F.C., Brighton & Hove Albion F.C., Blackpool F.C., Mersin İdmanyurdu, Gabala SC, Forest Green Rovers F.C., Coventry City F.C., and Sierra Leone national football team. Al was born on January 24th, 1988 in Freetown.


Teteh Bangura is a soccer player for the FC Kallon, Cleveland City Stars, Cascade Surge, MD FF Köping, AIK Fotboll, Bursaspor, Şanlıurfaspor, Beitar Jerusalem F.C., Anorthosis Famagusta FC, Allmänna Idrottsklubben, and Sierra Leone national football team. Teteh was born on December 27th, 1989 in Freetown, Sierra Leone.


Mustapha Bangura is a soccer player for the FK Borac Čačak, Old Edwardians F.C., Nea Salamis Famagusta FC, AC Omonia, AEP Paphos F.C., Apollon Limassol, AEK Larnaca F.C., Nikos & Sokratis Erimis, Aris Limassol F.C., and Sierra Leone national football team. Mustapha was born on October 24th, 1989 in Freetown. Mustapha is also known as Haji.


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Popularity of Bangura as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Bangura U.S.
  White 1.72% 64.26%
  African American 95.35% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.19% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.52% 16.26%

Of Last Name Bangura

People with the last name Bangura are most frequently African American

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Fun Facts about the name Bangura

  • How Popular is the name Bangura? As a last name Bangura was the 15,318th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Bangura? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Bangura was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Bangura: Your name in reverse order is Arugnab. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Bnaguar. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Bangura? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,916 people with the last name Bangura.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Bangura? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Bangura as their last name since less than 1 person in 154k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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