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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Basha

User Submitted Meanings

  • A user from Illinois, United States says the name Basha is of African origin and means "The breathe of life, in African cultures.".
  • According to a user from India, the name Basha is of English origin and means "Brave".

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International Interest

Borrowing from Assamese [Term?].

  1. A tarpaulin or plastic waterproof sheet.
  2. (Britain military slang) A makeshift shelter made from the above.

basha was also found in the following language(s): Japanese and Swahili

Notable Persons Named Basha

Basha was born in Sudan.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Basha

Ali was given the name Ali Basha in Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh, India.


Migjen Basha is a soccer player for the FC Luzern, FC Lausanne-Sport, A.S. Lucchese Libertas 1905, F.C. Esperia Viareggio, A.C. Rimini 1912, Frosinone Calcio, Atalanta B.C., Torino F.C., Switzerland national under-17 football team, Switzerland national under-19 football team, and Switzerland na. Migjen was born on January 5th, 1987 in Lausanne.


Lulzim Basha is a Leader of the Democratic Party of Albania, Minister of the Interior, Leader of theDemocratic Party of Albania, Mayor of Tirana, 63rd Minister of Foreign Affairs, Minister of Public Works, Transport, Telecommunications, Tirana, Ministry of Public Works,. Lulzim was born on June 12th, 1974 in Tirana, Albania.


Vullnet Basha is a soccer player for the SD Ponferradina, FC Lausanne-Sport, Grasshopper Club Zürich, Neuchâtel Xamax, FC Sion, Real Zaragoza, and Switzerland national football team. Vullnet was born on July 11th, 1990 in Lausanne, Switzerland.


Farman was born on February 25th, 1974 in Bangalore, Karnataka.


Shekar Basha is an actor, director, television presenter, radio jockey, and radio personality. He has been prominent since 2005. Shekar was born in 7. Shekar is also known as RJ Shekar.


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International Interest for Basha

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Basha as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Basha U.S.
  White 68.42% 64.26%
  African American 10.40% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 14.91% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.76% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Basha

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

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Fun Facts about the name Basha

  • How Popular is the name Basha? Basha is the 29,810th most popular name of all time. As a last name Basha was the 29,550th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Basha have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 161 babies born with the first name Basha in the United States. That's more than enough people named Basha to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Basha? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1970 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Basha first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Basha is Friday, June 29th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Basha born? The highest recorded use of the first name Basha was in 2000 with a total of 11 babies.
  • Random Basha Factoid: According to the 2001 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Basha is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2001.
  • Weird things about the name Basha: Your name in reverse order is Ahsab. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Abash. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Basha? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 798 people with the last name Basha.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Basha? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Basha as their last name since less than 1 person in 370k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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