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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 Bayani

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  • According to a user from Philippines, the name Bayani is of Philippines origin and means "Hero".

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Notable Persons Named Bayani

Bayani F. Fernando is an engineering and politician. Bayani was born on July 25th, 1946 in San Juan, Metro Manila.


Bayani Agbayani is an actor, singer, comedian, and host. His career lasted from 1993 to 1993. Bayani was given the name Bayani Rogacion, Jr. on January 3rd, 1969 in Quezon City. Bayani is also known as 'Yani.


Bayani Casimiro was a filipino dancer and comedian. He was most active from 1936 to 1989. Bayani was born on July 16th, 1918 in San Pablo, Laguna. He died on January 27th, 1989.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Bayani

Angeli Bayani is an actress. Her ongoing career started in 2003.


Ruel S. Bayani is a director, writer, producer, and editor. His ongoing career started in 1997. Ruel was given the name Ruel Santos Bayani in Philippines.


Shahrokh Bayani is a soccer player for the Esteghlal F.C., Persepolis F.C., Al-Shamal Sports Club, Zob Ahan Esfahan F.C., and Iran national football team. Shahrokh was born on December 31st, 1960 in Tehran.


Shanin Bayani is a soccer player for the Esteghlal F.C., Al Ahli SC (Doha), and Iran national football team. Shanin was born on January 31st, 1962 in Iran.


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Popularity of Bayani as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Bayani U.S.
  White 13.94% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 75.88% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 6.42% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.32% 16.26%

Of Last Name Bayani

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

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Fun Facts about the name Bayani

  • How Popular is the name Bayani? Bayani is the 42,724th most popular name of all time. As a last name Bayani was the 47,006th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Bayani have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 67 babies born with the first name Bayani in the United States. That's more than enough people named Bayani 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 Bayani? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2004 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Bayani first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Bayani is Saturday, July 27th, 1907.
  • What year had the most people named Bayani born? The highest recorded use of the first name Bayani was in 2009 with a total of 12 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Bayani: Your name in reverse order is Inayab. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iaybna. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Bayani? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 452 people with the last name Bayani.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Bayani? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Bayani as their last name since less than 1 person in 667k 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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