Bane is a male name, in Croatia almost exclusively Croatian, but also Serbian. It is one of the rare names in Croatia, with less than twenty namesakes living there.
The relative popularity of names Bane in Croatia
The name Bane was the most popular from years 1976 to 1984, when about 33% of the persons bearing this name were born. The peak year was 1984. It was the least popular from years 1950 to 1968.
Name Bane is present mainly in North-West Croatia, and scarcely in Dalmatia. Most of the persons named Bane live in the following cities and municipalities: Nova Gradiška (less than ten), Orebić (less than ten), Rijeka (less than ten).
In the sources analysed in the project Acta Croatica so far, the name is mentioned few times, the first time 1917 in source List of Dignitaries, Officials and Public Servants of the Kingdom of Croatia-Slavonia.