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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Bul"bul
The Persian nightingale (Pycnonotus jocosus). The name is also applied to several other Asiatic singing birds, of the family Timaliidæ. The green bulbuls belong to the Chloropsis and allied genera.

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  1. Nightingale spoken of in Persian poetry
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From Persian بلبل (bolbol), from Arabic بُلْبُل (bulbul).

  1. Any of several passerine songbirds, of the family Pycnonotidae, native to Africa and parts of Asia, sometimes known as the ‘nightingale of the East’.

bulbul was also found in the following language(s): Spanish

Notable Persons Named Bulbul

Bulbul Ahmed was an actor, director, producer, and banker. His career lasted from 1965 to 2009. Bulbul was given the name Tabarruk Ahmed on September 4th, 1940 in Dhaka. He left this life on July 14th, 2010.

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Bulbul was a folk, opera, and folk music musician. He was most prominent from 1916 to 1961. Bulbul was given the name Murtuza Mammadov on June 22nd, 1897 in Khanbaghi. He died on September 26th, 1961.

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Bülbül was born in 1452. She passed away in 1515.

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Bulbul was born on January 3rd, 1972 in Sylhet District.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Bulbul

Azer Bülbül was a turkish folk music and arabesque (turkish music) musician. His career lasted from 1984 to 2012. Azer was given the name Sübutay Kesgin in 1969 in Arpaçay. Azer is also known as Sübutay Kesgin. He left this life on January 7th, 2012.

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Bulbul was a folk, opera, and folk music musician. He was most prominent from 1916 to 1961. Bulbul was given the name Murtuza Mammadov on June 22nd, 1897 in Khanbaghi. He died on September 26th, 1961.

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Ahmed Imtiaz Bulbul is a lyricist, composer, and music director. Ahmed was born on January 1st, 1956.

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Zozimo was born on September 21st, 1937 in Rio de Janeiro. He breathed his last breath on January 24th, 2013.

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Ismail was born in 844. He breathed his last breath in 891.

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Samet Bülbül is a soccer player for the Bayrampaşaspor, Beşiktaş J.K., Bucaspor, Şanlıurfaspor, Nazilli Belediyespor, and Turkey national under-19 football team. Samet was born on March 13th, 1991 in Beykoz.

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Fun Facts about the name Bulbul

  • When was the first name Bulbul first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Bulbul is Monday, May 20th, 1901.
  • How unique is the name Bulbul? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Bulbul. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Bulbul: Your name in reverse order is Lublub. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ubllbu. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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