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Origin

Banna : 1: Bangladeshi and Indian (Rajasthan): Rajput name from Marwari banna a term used to denote courtiers close to (but not related to) the king. It was originally a caste name of the Mair or Mer tribe of the Rajputana who eventually acquired Rajput (warrior) status along with material prosperity due to their close relationship with royalty.2: Muslim: from Egyptian Arabic banna ‘bricklayer mason’. Compare Albanna.

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Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press
FANBI : The Oxford Dictionary if Family Names in Britain and Ireland, ©2016, University of the West of England

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