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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

What does the name Buta mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Buta

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User Submitted Meanings

  • A submission from Malawi says the name Buta means "Brother" and is of African origin.

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International Interest
  1. Alternative form of boteh

buta was also found in the following language(s): French, Hausa, Hiligaynon, Hungarian, Indonesian, Irish, Japanese, Malay, Old Frisian, and Polish

Notable Persons Named Buta

Buta Singh is a Governor Of Bihar, b3b gunmen, Minister of AgricultureMinister of Rural Development, Minister of Home Affairs, GovernorOf Bihar, ChairmanNational Commission for Scheduled Castes, Minister of Parliamentary AffairsMinister of Sports, ChairmanAsian Games Spe. Buta was born on March 21st, 1934 in Mustafapur, Jalandhar district, Punjab.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Buta


Urige was born on November 28th, 1978.


Cornel Buta is a soccer player for the FC Brașov, FC Dinamo București, FC Rapid București, FC Progresul București, FC Volyn Lutsk, CS Pandurii Târgu Jiu, FC Politehnica Iași, and Romania national football team. Cornel was born on November 1st, 1977 in Găgești.


Aurélio Buta is a sports team member for the S.L. Benfica B.


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International Interest for Buta

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Buta as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Buta U.S.
  White 65.09% 64.26%
  African American 22.17% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 5.66% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 6.60% 16.26%

Of Last Name Buta

People with the last name Buta are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Buta

  • How Popular is the name Buta? As a last name Buta was the 87,663rd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Buta first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Buta is Monday, December 6th, 1915.
  • How unique is the name Buta? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Buta. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Buta: Your name in reverse order is Atub. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Btau. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Buta? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 212 people with the last name Buta.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Buta? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Buta as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.4m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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