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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Bega

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Be"ga
See Bigha.

Notable Persons Named Bega

Bega schoolgirl murders is a criminal.


Her most notable accomplishments were from 1530 to 1540. Bega was born in Afghanistan. She passed away on January 17th, 1582.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Bega

Lou Bega is a pop, latin pop, mambo, and mambo (music) musician. He was most active from 1988 to present. Lou was given the name David Lubega on April 13th, 1975 in Munich.


Leslie Bega is a film, theatre, television, actor, stage, and televisionactress. Leslie was born in Los Angeles.


Saint Bega is a saint.


Cornelis Bega was a in the fields of painting and engraving. Cornelis was given the name Cornelis Pietersz Bega in 1631 in Haarlem. Cornelis is also known as Kornelis Pietersz Begijn. He passed away on August 27th, 1664.


Francesco Bega is a soccer player for the S.S.D. Monza 1912, Cosenza Calcio 1914, Virtus Bergamo Alzano Seriate 1909, U.S.D. Atletico Catania, Calcio Como, Unione Triestina 2012 S.S.D., Cagliari Calcio, Genoa C.F.C., Brescia Calcio, and FC Lugano. Francesco was born on October 26th, 1974 in Milan.


Iljas Bega is an athlete for the KF Memaliaj.


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Popularity of Bega as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Bega U.S.
  White 27.56% 64.26%
  African American 0.73% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.59% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.83% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.83% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 66.46% 16.26%

Of Last Name Bega

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

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Fun Facts about the name Bega

  • How Popular is the name Bega? As a last name Bega was the 28,967th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Bega first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Bega is Tuesday, February 15th, 1910.
  • How unique is the name Bega? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Bega. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Bega: Your name in reverse order is Ageb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Egab. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Bega? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 820 people with the last name Bega.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Bega? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Bega as their last name since less than 1 person in 357k 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).
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