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in the U.S.
since 1880
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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 Bunge

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Alt. Meaning

B is for bestow, as you give so much.

U is for unique, your love of life.

N is for neighborly, friendly to all acquaintances

G is for giggle, a laugh never hurts!

E is for exquisite, who could argue?

Notable Persons With the Last Name Bunge

Mario Augusto Bunge is a philosopher. Mario was born on September 21st, 1919 in Buenos Aires.


Gustav von Bunge is a in the field of biochemistry. Gustav was born on January 19th, 1844 in Tartu.


William was born in 1928.


Bettina Bunge is a tennis player. Bettina was born on June 13th, 1963 in Adliswil.


Daan van Bunge is a cricketer. Daan was born on October 19th, 1982 in Voorburg.


Elsa Beata Bunge was a botanist, writer, botany, and botanistand writer. Elsa was born on April 18th, 1734. Elsa is also known as Elsa Beata Wrede. She breathed her last breath on January 19th, 1819.


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Popularity of Bunge as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Bunge U.S.
  White 92.35% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.29% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.81% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.21% 16.26%

Of Last Name Bunge

People with the last name Bunge are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Bunge

  • How Popular is the name Bunge? As a last name Bunge was the 18,633rd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Bunge first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Bunge is Friday, April 30th, 1886.
  • How unique is the name Bunge? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Bunge. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Bunge: Your name in reverse order is Egnub. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Beung. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Bunge? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,477 people with the last name Bunge.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Bunge? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Bunge as their last name since less than 1 person in 200k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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