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Origin and Meaning of Bimbo

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  • According to a user from Nigeria, the name Bimbo is of Yoruba origin and means "Short form for abimbola which means born into wealth".
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  1. A young woman indulged by rich and powerful older men

From Italian bimbo (“a child, a male baby”), variant of bambino (“child”). Originated in Italian American theater, attested 1919, as “stupid, inconsequential man”, by 1920 developed sense of “floozie, attractive and stupid woman”. Popularized in 1920s by Jack Conway of entertainment magazine Variety, who also popularized baloney (“nonsense”) and palooka (“large stupid man”). Revived in popularity in 1980s US political sex scandals.

  1. (derogatory, slang) A physically attractive woman who lacks intelligence.
  2. (derogatory, slang) A stupid or foolish person.

bimbo was also found in the following language(s): Italian

Notable Persons Named Bimbo

Bimbo Coles is a basketball player for the Miami Heat, Golden State Warriors, Atlanta Hawks, Cleveland Cavaliers, and Boston Celtics. His career lasted from 1990 to 2004. Bimbo was born on April 22nd, 1968 in Covington, Virginia.


Bimbo is a fictional character.




Bimbo Oshin is an actress, filmmaker, producer, and director. Her ongoing career started in 1996. Bimbo was born on July 24th, 1971 in Ondo State.


Bimbo Daramola is a lawmaking. Bimbo was born on November 9th, 1967 in Nigeria. Bimbo is also known as Abimbola Oluwafemi Daramola.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Bimbo

Bimbo is a fictional character.


Guglielmo was born on October 20th, 1903. He left this life on November 3rd, 1973.


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Popularity of Bimbo as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Bimbo U.S.
  White 58.43% 64.26%
  African American 30.71% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 4.12% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Bimbo

People with the last name Bimbo are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Bimbo

  • How Popular is the name Bimbo? Bimbo is the 84,367th most popular name of all time. As a last name Bimbo was the 72,771st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Bimbo have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Bimbo in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Bimbo? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1954 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Bimbo first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Bimbo is Sunday, August 23rd, 1931.
  • What year had the most people named Bimbo born? The highest recorded use of the first name Bimbo was in 1954 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Bimbo: Your name in reverse order is Obmib. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Omibb. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Bimbo? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 267 people with the last name Bimbo.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Bimbo? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Bimbo as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.1m 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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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