English occupational name
"flag bearer"

Banner Origin and Meaning

The name Banner is a boy's name of English origin meaning "flag bearer".

An undiscovered option among occupational names, Banner has never been used for more than 100 baby boys in a single year. But Banner has undeniable charm, much due to its associations with fêtes and phrases like "a banner year".

Actor Jesse Eisenberg has a son named Banner, born in 2017.

Banner Popularity

Famous People Named Banner

  • Banner Thomasbassist of rock band Molly Hatchet

Banner in Pop Culture

  • Dr. Bruce Banner aka The Incredible HulkMarvel Comics superhero
  • Lyman Bannercharacter in anime "Yu,Gi,Oh! GX"
  • Bannerterm for a flag