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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun bomber
  1. a military aircraft that drops bombs during flight.
  2. a large sandwich on a long crusty roll that is split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the US.
    synonyms: grinder, hero, hero sandwich, hoagie, hoagy, Cuban sandwich, Italian sandwich, poor boy, sub, submarine, submarine sandwich, torpedo, wedge, zep.
  3. a person who drops bombs or plants and explodes bombs, especially surreptitously.
  4. a bomber jacket.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A military aircraft that drops bombs during flight
  2. A large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States
  3. A person who plants bombs

bomb +‎ -er

  1. A military aircraft designed to carry and drop bombs.
  2. A person who sets bombs, especially as an act of terrorism.
  3. A bomber jacket.
  4. (US) A 22-ounce beer bottle.

A shortened form of bombproof.

    bomber was also found in the following language(s): Aragonese, Catalan, French, Italian, Norman, Norwegian Bokmål, Norwegian Nynorsk, and Swedish

    Notable Persons Named Bomber

    Bomber Moran was an actor. He was most prominent from 1961 to 2001. Bomber was given the name Arturo Ocampo on October 18th, 1944 in Manila. Bomber is also known as Bomber. He died on August 14th, 2004.


    Bomber Brown was a soccer player for the Huddersfield Town A.F.C., Aston Villa F.C., Burnley F.C., Leeds United F.C., Darlington F.C., England national football team, and The Football League XI. Bomber was born on June 22nd, 1903 in Mickley, England. He died on June 10th, 1948.


    Bomber was born on July 27th, 1930. He passed away on June 19th, 2008.


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    Popularity of Bomber as a last name

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    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Bomber U.S.
      White 88.76% 64.26%
      African American 6.74% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 3.37% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Bomber

    People with the last name Bomber are most frequently White

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    Fun Facts about the name Bomber

    • How Popular is the name Bomber? As a last name Bomber was the 101,247th most popular name in 2010.
    • When was the first name Bomber first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Bomber is Saturday, June 8th, 1957.
    • How unique is the name Bomber? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Bomber. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
    • Weird things about the name Bomber: Your name in reverse order is Rebmob. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mbbore. How do you pronounce that?
    • How many people have the last name Bomber? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 178 people with the last name Bomber.
    • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Bomber? Bomber is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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    • Sources:
    • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
    • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
    • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
    • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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