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Updated: Jul 9, 2024 | 👁️ 8 Views | 🔊 14 Pronunciations
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Gender: Unisex

Origin: African

Meaning: Be happy or rejoice

Pronunciation: boo-see, /ˈbu.si/, B Y UW S IY

Popularity Rank: #7,866

On this page:

  • 1. Busi Meaning
  • 2. Busi Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Busi
  • 4. Translations of Busi
  • 5. Busi Name Popularity
  • 6. Famous People with Name Busi
  • 7. Busi Name Poster
  • 8. Names similar to Busi

Busi Meaning

Derived from the African language, meaning 'be happy' or 'rejoice'. It is a short form of the name 'Busisiwe'.

Busi also means "Be happy or rejoice".

Busi is commonly found in South Africa, Italy, Botswana, and 45 more countries.

Busi Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: boo-see

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /ˈbu.si/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: B Y UW S IY

B: Pronounce as in "big" (B IH G)

Y: Pronounce as in "yes" (Y EH S)

UW: Pronounce as in "blue" (B L UW)

S: Pronounce as in "sit" (S IH T)

IY: Pronounce as in "see" (S IY)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

How to pronounce Busi?

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  • Portuguese (Portugal)
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  • Russian (Russia)
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Translations of Busi

Busi Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Busi is recorded 6,870 times globally, ranking it as the 7,866th most common name worldwide.

Busi is most prevalent in South Africa, with 6,580 occurrences, making it the 242th most popular name in the country.

In South Africa, the name Busi is found among 1 in every 356 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Busi Popularity by Country

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South Africa#2421 : 356
Italy#13,3451 : 16,199
Botswana#1,3401 : 4,042

List of countries the name Busi is rarely found

Famous People with Name Busi

  • Busi Cortés
    Busi Cortés is a Film from Mexico.
  • Busi Kheswa is a Historian from South Africa.
  • Busi Mhlongo is a Singer from South Africa.
  • Busi Ncube is a Singer from Zimbabwe.
  • Busick Harwood is a Scientist from United Kingdom.
  • Busingye Kabumba is a Writer from Uganda.
  • Busir is a Writer.
  • Busisiwe Mkhwebane is a Lawyer from South Africa.
  • Busiswa is a Singer from South Africa.

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Busi Name Poster

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