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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
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  1. A heavy brittle diamagnetic trivalent metallic element (resembles arsenic and antimony chemically); usually recovered as a by-product from ores of other metals

From bisexual.

Mandarin (bì)

  1. A type of jade disk produced in ancient China.

    bi was also found in the following language(s): Basque, Danish, Dutch, French, Gothic, Guerrero Amuzgo, Isthmus Zapotec, Italian, Japanese, Kurdish, Lojban, Low German, Mandarin, Middle Dutch, Middle English, Mirandese, North Frisian, Old Dutch, Old English, Old High German, Old Saxon, Portuguese, Scots, Scottish Gaelic, Spanish, Swedish, Vietnamese, Volapük, Welsh, Zaghawa, and Zulu

    Notable Persons Named Bi

    Bi Kidude was a singer. Bi was given the name Fatuma binti Baraka in 1910 in Sultanate of Zanzibar. She passed away on April 17th, 2013.


    Bi Fujian is a director, host, professor, photographer, producer, and reporter. His most notable accomplishments were from 1989 to present. Bi was born on January 16th, 1959 in Jinzhou District, Dalian, Liaoning, China. Bi is also known as Laobi (, ), and Bi Laoye (.


    Bi Feiyu is a novel novelist. He was most active from 1987 to present. Bi was born in Xinghua, Jiangsu, China.


    Bi Jinhao is a soccer player for the Shanghai Greenland Shenhua F.C., Dalian Shide F.C., Dalian Shide Siwu FC, Boavista F.C., Leça F.C., Henan Jianye F.C., China national under-20 football team, China national under-23 football team, and China national football team. Bi was born on January 5th, 1991 in Dalian, Liaoning, China.


    Bi was born on July 28th, 1981 in Xintai.


    Bi Chunfang is a yue opera, master performer, artist, and founder of bi genre. Bi was born on July 14th, 1927 in Shanghai.


    Notable Persons With the Last Name Bi

    Sol Bi is a k-pop singing, actor, and entertainment. She was most prominent from 2006 to present. Sol was given the name Kwon Ji An on September 30th, 1984. Sol is also known as 권선미, Kwon Seon Mi, and Sol Bi.


    Cyriac Gohi Bi is a soccer player for the K.V. Oostende, ASEC Mimosas, Standard Liège, R.S.C. Anderlecht, and Ivory Coast national football team. Cyriac was born on August 5th, 1990 in Daloa.


    Wang Bi is a politician.


    Éric Tié Bi is a soccer player for the Stade Brestois 29, Olympique Lyonnais Reserves, Academy, Evian Thonon Gaillard F.C., and Asteras Tripoli F.C. Éric was born on July 20th, 1990 in Bediala, Côte d'Ivoire.


    He passed away on March 2nd, 0888.


    He died in 190.


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    Popularity of Bi as a last name

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    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Bi U.S.
      White 5.15% 64.26%
      African American 1.46% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 90.75% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 1.32% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Bi

    People with the last name Bi are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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    Fun Facts about the name Bi

    • How Popular is the name Bi? As a last name Bi was the 18,971st most popular name in 2010.
    • When was the first name Bi first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Bi is Monday, January 1st, 1912.
    • How unique is the name Bi? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Bi. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
    • Weird things about the name Bi: Your name in reverse order is Ib. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Bi. How do you pronounce that?
    • How many people have the last name Bi? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,438 people with the last name Bi.
    • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Bi? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Bi as their last name since less than 1 person in 204k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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    • Sources:
    • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
    • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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