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What does Buna mean?

Buna Pronunciation of Buna [buna] as a name for girls is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of the name Buna is "knowledge, insight". Buna is an alternate spelling of Bina (Hebrew): also short version of Albina.

Associated with: knowledge (wisdom).


Buna has 1 variant: Binah.

Creative forms:
(female) Bula, Bunat, ..

(male) Bunade, Bune, ..

Middle name pairings:
Buna Miracle (B.M.), ..

How popular is Buna?

Buna is an uncommon given name for women but a somewhat popular last name for both adults and children (#126400 out of 150436, Top 84%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Buna reached its peak position of #1119 in the U.S. during the years 1890-1899, but is not ranked at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Bina is the only other popular alternative form of Buna appearing in the Top 2000. These forms of Buna reached the peak of their popularity in the 1890s (usage of 0.01%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Buna, Bina in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Buna and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Buna is alike in pronunciation to Banee, Bena, Benni, Benny, Binny, Bogna, Bonie, Bonni, Bonny, Buena, Bunnee, Bunni, Bunnie, Bunny and Byna. Other suggested similar names are Agna, Ana, Anna, Arna, Auina, Bama, Bara, Bera, Berna, Beta, Beula, Bora, Bria, Bruna, Bulah, Bunty, Byla, Dena, Dona, Duana, Duna, Dyna, Edna, Elna, Erna, Etna, Euna, Fina, Gana, Gina, Hana, Jana, Jena, Jina, Jona, Juana, Kena, Lena, Lona, Luana, Luna, Lyna, Mina, Mona, Mouna, Muna, Murna, Nena, Nona, Orna, Tana, Tona, Tunna, Una, Unna, Vina, Wina, Zana, Zina and Zyna. These names tend to be more commonly used than Buna.

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