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What does Banner mean?

Banner Pronunciation of Banner [ban-ner] as a boys' name is pronounced BAN-ner. It is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Banner is "flag; ensign bearer". An occupational name.

Associated with: occupational.


Banner has 1 variant: Bannerman.

Creative forms:
(male) Balner, Biner, ..

(female) Banber, Banlee, ..

Middle name pairings:
Banner Dov (B.D.), ..

How popular is Banner?

Banner is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#5997 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Banner has not made it into the list so far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Banner is pronounced similarly to Bonar, Bonnar and Bonner. Other suggested similar names are Bailer, Baker, Balder, Balfer, Bane, Barber, Barker, Barnes, Barnet, Barney, Baumar, Baumer, Baxter, Bayler, Bayne, Beamer, Beemer, Benne, Bennet, Brander, Brannen, Conner, Dannel, Dayner, Gainer, Gannet, Garner, Gayner, Gunner, Hannes, Janne, Kannen, Kenner, Konner, Lander, Lanier, Rainer, Ranger, Ranier, Rayner, Sander, Tanier, Tannen, Tanner, Tanney, Vander, Wagner, Warner, Xander and Zander. These names tend to be more frequently used than Banner.

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