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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Buba

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Alt. Meaning

B is for buoy, you encourage those you see.

U is for uncanny, the way you know what to do.

B is for blossom, a renewal of your spirit.

A is for aspirations, many to be attained

Notable Persons Named Buba

Buba was born in 1967.



Buba Yohanna is a soccer player for the Canon Yaoundé, Altay S.K., G.D. Estoril Praia, S.C. Beira-Mar, Gondomar S.C., and C.R. Caála. Buba was born on June 12th, 1982 in Balong, Cameroon.


Buba was born in The Gambia. Buba is also known as Buba Sidiki Michael Baldeh. He passed away on July 9th, 2014.


Buba is an athlete for the Sport Club Corinthians Paulista Junior Team.


Buba Jammeh is an athlete for the Puget Sound Gunners FC.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Buba

Minusu Buba is a soccer player for the Al Shorta SC, El Mokawloon SC, ENPPI Club, Ittihad El Shorta, and El Gouna FC. Minusu was born on September 8th, 1985 in Nigeria.


Buba is an athlete for the Sport Club Corinthians Paulista Junior Team.


Zamil Buba is an athlete for the Desportivo Chimoio.


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International Interest for Buba

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Buba as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Buba U.S.
  White 73.53% 64.26%
  African American 23.53% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Buba

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

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Fun Facts about the name Buba

  • How Popular is the name Buba? As a last name Buba was the 126,018th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Buba first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Buba is Saturday, January 20th, 1883.
  • How unique is the name Buba? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Buba. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Buba: Your name in reverse order is Abub. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Buba. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Buba? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 136 people with the last name Buba.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Buba? Buba is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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