First Name
<100
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
224
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Bonga mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Bonga

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  • A submission from South Africa says the name Bonga means "Thank" and is of African origin.
Other origins: Dutch and Jamaican

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Alt. Meaning

B is for busy, your never idle life.

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

N is for nurturing, the care you provide to all

G is for grand, the life you will live.

A is for animated, let your energetic spirit shine

Notable Persons Named Bonga

Bonga is a music of angola, folk music, and semba singer-songwriter. He plays Conga and Vocals. He was most prominent from 1972 to present. Bonga was given the name José Adelino Barceló de Carvalho on September 5th, 1943 in “Porto Quipiri”, Bengo, Angola. Bonga is also known as Bonga Kwenda.

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Bonga was born in 1972 in Oahu.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Bonga

Bonga is a music of angola, folk music, and semba singer-songwriter. He plays Conga and Vocals. He was most prominent from 1972 to present. Bonga was given the name José Adelino Barceló de Carvalho on September 5th, 1943 in “Porto Quipiri”, Bengo, Angola. Bonga is also known as Bonga Kwenda.

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George Bonga was a fur trader and fur trade. George was born on August 20th, 1802 in near modern Duluth, Minnesota. He left this life in 1880.

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Paul was born on April 25th, 1933. Paul is also known as BoPaul.

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Pierre is also known as La Bonga.

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William Bonga is a sports team member for the Lycée Français de Shanghai.

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Popularity of Bonga as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Bonga U.S.
  White 45.98% 64.26%
  African American 15.63% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 13.84% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 14.29% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Bonga

People with the last name Bonga are most frequently White, African American, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or American Indian and Alaska Native

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Fun Facts about the name Bonga

  • How Popular is the name Bonga? As a last name Bonga was the 83,834th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Bonga first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Bonga is Monday, November 30th, -0001.
  • How unique is the name Bonga? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Bonga. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Bonga: Your name in reverse order is Agnob. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Agnob. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Bonga? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 224 people with the last name Bonga.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Bonga? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Bonga as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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