First Name
987
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
339
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Buena

Mutya Buena is a contemporary r&b, dance music, and soul music musician. She was most prominent from 1998 to present. Mutya was given the name Rosa Isabel Mutya Buena on May 21st, 1985 in Kingsbury, London, England.

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Kay Buena is a in the fields of sculpture and music. Kay was given the name Caroline Patricia Abbitt on October 26th, 1947 in Austin, Texas.

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How popular is the baby name Buena in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1882 6 6 0
1885 7 7 0
1886 6 6 0
1887 6 6 0
1889 15 15 0
1890 6 6 0
1891 9 9 0
1892 6 6 0
1893 19 19 0
1894 15 15 0
1895 5 5 0
1896 13 13 0
1897 11 11 0
1898 15 15 0
1899 13 13 0
1900 12 12 0
1901 8 8 0
1902 7 7 0
1904 12 12 0
1905 13 13 0
1906 7 7 0
1907 19 19 0
1908 8 8 0
1909 15 15 0
1910 9 9 0
1911 13 13 0
1912 19 19 0
1913 10 10 0
1914 23 23 0
1915 24 24 0
1916 30 30 0
1917 34 34 0
1918 32 32 0
1919 31 31 0
1920 33 33 0
1921 28 28 0
1922 31 31 0
1923 26 26 0
1924 22 22 0
1925 30 30 0
1926 18 18 0
1927 19 19 0
1928 16 16 0
1929 15 15 0
1930 23 23 0
1931 13 13 0
1932 19 19 0
1933 9 9 0
1934 10 10 0
1935 17 17 0
1936 13 13 0
1937 10 10 0
1938 11 11 0
1939 7 7 0
1940 7 7 0
1941 11 11 0
1942 7 7 0
1943 8 8 0
1944 8 8 0
1945 10 10 0
1946 14 14 0
1947 7 7 0
1948 10 10 0
1949 6 6 0
1950 5 5 0
1952 5 5 0
1953 6 6 0
1954 7 7 0
1955 11 11 0
1957 6 6 0
1958 6 6 0
1959 5 5 0

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Popularity of Buena as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Buena U.S.
  White 8.85% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 39.23% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 51.03% 16.26%

Of Last Name Buena

People with the last name Buena are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Buena

  • How Popular is the name Buena? Buena is the 10,657th most popular name of all time. As a last name Buena was the 59,603rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Buena have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 987 babies born with the first name Buena in the United States. That's more than enough people named Buena to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Buena? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1882 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Buena first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Buena is Wednesday, April 13th, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Buena born? The highest recorded use of the first name Buena was in 1917 with a total of 34 babies.
  • Random Buena Factoid: According to the 1915 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Buena is not a popular baby girl's name in Alabama. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Alabama have the same name as you in 1915.
  • Weird things about the name Buena: Your name in reverse order is Aneub. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nbeua. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Buena? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 339 people with the last name Buena.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Buena? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Buena as their last name since less than 1 person in 909k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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