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Bambi is a baby girl’s name of Italian origin that means “little girl”. Bambi was most popular from the mid-1950s until the 1980s. The most famous Bambi is probably the titular character of Disney’s 1942 film “Bambi”.

Meaning of the name Bambi:

Italian: little girl

Origin of the name Bambi:

Bambi is an Italian girl’s name that means “little girl”. The name derives from the Italian term “bambina”.

Symbolism of the name Bambi:

Bambi means “little girl” and comes from the term “bambina”. The word is used as a term of endearment for a girl or young woman.

Baby name Bambi

Style of the name Bambi:

traditional

Gender of the name Bambi:

Bambi is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Bambi:

BAM-bee

Number of syllables in the name Bambi:

two

Emotion evoked from the name Bambi:

Bambi evokes feelings of youth and beauty.

Alternative spellings for the name Bambi:

Bhambi, Bambee, Bamby

Nicknames for the name Bambi:

  • Bam
  • Bee
  • Babs

Popularity of the name Bambi:

According to the Social Security Administration, Bambi is a popular baby girl’s name. Bambi was in the top 1000 baby names from 1954 to 1982. It peaked at #562 in 1979.

Related names for the name Bambi:

Great middle names for the name Bambi and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Bambi:

  • Bambi Norwood Blyth (Australian model)
  • Bambi Monroe (American singer)
  • Bambi Woods (American actress)
  • Bambi Sheleg (Israeli journalist)
  • Bambi Schieffelin (American linguistic anthropologist)

Bambi in popular culture:

  • Bambi (film, “Bambi”)
  • Bambi Berenbaum (television, “The X-Files”)
  • Bambi (comics, “Bambi and Her Pink Gun”)
  • Bambi (literature, “Bambi” by Marjorie Benton Cooke)
  • Bambi (television, “Robotboy”)