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Banjo Origin and Meaning

The name Banjo is a boy's name .

When actress Rachel Griffiths chose this highly unusual name for her son, many assumed it was a bizarre invention. But a noted Australian poet (Griffiths is an Aussie) is known by this name.

Banjo Popularity

Famous People Named Banjo

  • Andrew Barton "Banjo" PatersonAustralian poet
  • Edwin Keith "Banjo" MatthewsAmerican NASCAR driver
  • Banjō Gingastage name of Takashi Tanaka, Japanese voice actor
  • Banjo ClarkAustralian Aboriginal Activist
  • Banjo Patrick Taylor (b. 2003)son of actress Rachel Griffiths

Banjo in Pop Culture

  • Banjo the Bearmain character in the Banjo,Kazooie video games
  • Banjo Freemancharacter from Australian TV series "Snobs"
  • Banjomusical cowboy idolized in the American TV series "Bob's Burgers"