Gender Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. BAM-bee  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Derived from Italian bambina meaning "young girl". The American novelist Marjorie Benton Cooke used it in her novel Bambi (1914). This was also the name of a male deer in a cartoon by Walt Disney, which was based on a 1923 novel by Swiss author Felix Salten.


People think this name is

youthful   informal   natural   wholesome   delicate   refined   strange   simple   comedic   unintellectual  


Entry updated November 16, 2019