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What does Bambi mean?

Bambi Pronunciation of Bambi [bam-bi] as a girls' name is pronounced BAM-bee. It is of Italian origin. Pet name. Short for Bambina. Made famous by Walt Disney's cartoon deer.

Associated with: deer.


Bambi has 4 variants: Bambalina, Bambie, Bambina and Bamby.

Creative forms:
(female) Bamah, Bambri, ..

(male) Bambir, Bammy, ..

Middle name pairings:
Bambi Raina (B.R.), ..

How popular is Bambi?

Bambi is a very prominent first name for women (#1554 out of 4276, Top 36%) but an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Bambi entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its peak position of #868 in the U.S. in the 1950s, but is not ranked currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bambi name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Bambi outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Bab, Baba, Babb, Babbie, Babe, Babs, Baibin, Bali, Bama, Barb, Barbi, Barbie, Barby, Bari, Barri, Baubie, Bauby, Bibi, Bobbi, Bobi, Gabbi, Gabi and Tabbi. These names tend to be less commonly used than Bambi.

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