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

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Origin and Meaning of Bulah

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Alt. Meaning

B is for buoy, you encourage those you see.

U is for unbreakable, your spirit is strong.

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

H is for honest, something you hold dear.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 5 5 0
1882 10 10 0
1883 10 10 0
1884 6 6 0
1885 14 14 0
1886 11 11 0
1887 14 14 0
1888 13 13 0
1889 17 17 0
1890 17 17 0
1891 19 19 0
1892 22 22 0
1893 26 26 0
1894 21 21 0
1895 21 21 0
1896 24 24 0
1897 18 18 0
1898 19 19 0
1899 26 26 0
1900 36 36 0
1901 33 33 0
1902 30 30 0
1903 29 29 0
1904 35 35 0
1905 52 52 0
1906 44 44 0
1907 39 39 0
1908 39 39 0
1909 42 42 0
1910 55 55 0
1911 47 47 0
1912 47 47 0
1913 51 51 0
1914 85 85 0
1915 57 57 0
1916 74 74 0
1917 82 82 0
1918 86 86 0
1919 115 115 0
1920 108 108 0
1921 89 89 0
1922 85 85 0
1923 82 82 0
1924 97 97 0
1925 95 95 0
1926 81 81 0
1927 77 77 0
1928 65 65 0
1929 95 95 0
1930 76 76 0
1931 46 46 0
1932 57 57 0
1933 46 46 0
1934 44 44 0
1935 48 48 0
1936 42 42 0
1937 42 42 0
1938 24 24 0
1939 39 39 0
1940 29 29 0
1941 28 28 0
1942 24 24 0
1943 29 29 0
1944 14 14 0
1945 25 25 0
1946 19 19 0
1947 15 15 0
1948 19 19 0
1949 15 15 0
1950 16 16 0
1951 14 14 0
1953 8 8 0
1954 9 9 0
1955 8 8 0
1956 7 7 0
1957 7 7 0
1960 5 5 0
1963 7 7 0

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Popularity of Bulah as a first name

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Popularity of Bulah as a last name

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Common last names for Bulah

  • Smith
  • Williams
  • Johnson
  • Jones
  • Thomas
  • Harris
  • Thompson
  • White
  • Lee
  • Wilson

Fun Facts about the name Bulah

  • How Popular is the name Bulah? Bulah is the 5,199th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Bulah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,027 babies born with the first name Bulah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Bulah to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Bulah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Bulah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Bulah is Friday, May 26th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Bulah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Bulah was in 1919 with a total of 115 babies.
  • Random Bulah Factoid: According to the 1941 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Bulah is not a popular baby girl's name in Virginia. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Virginia have the same name as you in 1941.
  • Weird things about the name Bulah: Your name in reverse order is Halub. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hluab. How do you pronounce that?

What Bulahs Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Bulah born Jul 13, 1999

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Ontario approximately on 1550. Your profession was chemist, alchemist, and poison manufacturer.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition - is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).