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Origin and Meaning of Buhle

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  • A user from South Africa says the name Buhle is of African origin and means "Beauty".
  • According to a user from South Africa, the name Buhle is of African origin and means "Beautiful".
  • A user from South Africa says the name Buhle is of Unknown origin and means "Beauty or beautiful".
  • A submission from South Africa says the name Buhle means "Beauty" and is of Xhosa-African origin.
  • A user from South Africa says the name Buhle is of African origin and means "Beautiful".
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From Middle High German buole, puole, from *buolo, *puolo, from Proto-Germanic *bō- (“male relative, kinsman”). Cognate with Middle Low German bōle, Dutch boel. More at bully.

  1. beloved, darling
    dem sterbend seine einen goldnen Becher gab—Goethe, Der König in Thule

Notable Persons Named Buhle

Buhle Mkhwanazi is a soccer player for the Bidvest Wits F.C., Mamelodi Sundowns F.C., Bloemfontein Celtic F.C., University of Pretoria F.C., and South Africa national football team. Buhle was born on February 1st, 1990 in Bloemfontein.


Buhle Mxunyelwa is a rugby player. Buhle was born on June 25th, 1986 in East London, South Africa.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Buhle

Paul was given the name Paul Merlyn Buhle on September 27th, 1944 in Champaign, Illinois.


Walther was born on October 26th, 1894 in Heilbronn. He left this life on December 28th, 1959.


Mari was born in 1943.


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Popularity of Buhle as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Buhle U.S.
  White 94.80% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 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 Buhle

People with the last name Buhle are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Buhle

  • How Popular is the name Buhle? As a last name Buhle was the 103,655th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Buhle first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Buhle is Friday, August 26th, 1966.
  • How unique is the name Buhle? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Buhle. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Buhle: Your name in reverse order is Elhub. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lbehu. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Buhle? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 173 people with the last name Buhle.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Buhle? Buhle is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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