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CONTRIBUTOR: anonymous on 10/5/2012
Meaning & History
Originally a nickname denoting a loud or brash person, from Old Danish bang "noise" (from Old Norse banga "to pound, hammer" of echoic origin). A literary bearer was Danish author Herman Bang (1857-1912).
"Known from an arms inventor Søren H. Bang of Copenhagen, Denmark whose name is found in US govt. patent files in 1908."