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Banning

What does Banning mean?

Banning Pronunciation of Banning [ban-ning] as a boys' name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Banning is "small fair one; son of the fair one".

Associated with: irish, small (little), fair (white).

Variations

Creative forms:
(male) Bainning, Bayning, ..

(female) Banlin, Bannee, ..

Middle name pairings:
Banning Ulysses (B.U.), ..

How popular is Banning?

Banning is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#9024 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Banning has yet to make it into the Top 2000 so far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Bain, Balbino, Banner, Bannoch, Bannock, Barni, Barnie, Bartin, Bennie, Bennito, Bing, Blandino, Brandin, Brannen, Brannon, Brantin, Brennin, Canning, Carling, Channing, Darring, Harding, Hasting, Henning, Lansing, Manning, Mannyng, Masling (see Maslin), Tannin and Waring. These names tend to be more frequently used than Banning.

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