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2/12/2007, 1:03:40 AM Mike C earliest recorded revision

Gender Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. BAM-bee

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.