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Gender: M Origin of Banjo: Word 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.

Famous People Named Banjo

Banjo Paterson - Australian poet
Banjo Patrick Taylor (b. 2003) - Son of Rachel Griffiths
Banjo Clark, Australian Aboriginal Activist

Pop Culture References for the name Banjo

Song by country band Rascal Flatts.
Banjo the Bear, main character of RARE's Banjo-Kazooie series
Banjo Freeman, character from Australian TV series "Snobs"
Banjo, musical cowboy idolized in the American TV series "Bob's Burgers"