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What does Ban mean?

Ban Pronunciation of Ban [ban] as a boys' name is of Old English derivation, and the meaning of the name Ban is "field of beans". Ban is an alternate spelling of Bancroft (Old English).

Associated with: old english.


2 alternative forms via Bancroft: Bank and Binky.

Creative forms:
(male) Banu, Bean, ..

(female) Bace, Balo, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ban Banks (B.B.), ..

How popular is Ban?

Ban is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#16960 out of 150436, Top 11%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Ban has not been listed in the list so far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Ban is alike in pronunciation to Bain, Bane, Bayne, Ben, Benn, Benne, Binh, Boine, Boone, Bowen, Bowin, Boyn and Boyne. Other suggested similar names are Bar, Bat, Bax, Bay, Baz, Bran, Dan, Ean, Han, Ian, Jan, Man, Tan, Van, Xan and Zan. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ban.

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