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Bwana Meaning


What does Bwana mean?

The name Bwana is of African Swahili origin.

The meaning of Bwana is "gentleman".

Bwana is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Bwa-na.

The Given Name Bwana

Bwana is good for parents who want a name that is chic and fearless.

A wonderfully distinctive name.

Bwana has no variant spellings.

Bwana Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, less than 5 boys were given the name. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before less than 5 boys were given the name. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

View the Bwana Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Bwana has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Bwana to other names.

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    Bwana Numerology

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    Bwana Name Fun

    Would you like to fingerspell the name Bwana in American Sign Language?

    Then just follow the diagram below.

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