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Origin and Meaning of Abdoulaye

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A French spelling of a name ultimately derived from Arabic عَبْدُ اللّٰهِ (ʿabdu llāhi), i.e. Abdullah. Native spellings include Wolof Abdulaay and Pulaar Abdullaay etc.

  1. A male given name, widely used in Islamic West Africa.

Notable Persons Named Abdoulaye

Abdoulaye Doucouré is a soccer player for the Granada CF, Watford F.C., Stade Rennais F.C., France national under-17 football team, France national under-18 football team, and France national under-19 football team. Abdoulaye was born on January 1st, 1993 in Meulan-en-Yvelines, France.


Abdoulaye Wade is a 3rd President of Senegal. Abdoulaye was born on May 29th, 1926 in Kébémer Department.


Abdoulaye Ba is a soccer player for the Fenerbahçe S.K. (football), FC Porto, S.C. Covilhã, Associação Académica de Coimbra – O.A.F., FC Porto B, Vitória S.C., Rayo Vallecano, Senegal national under-23 football team, and Senegal national football team. Abdoulaye was born on January 1st, 1991 in Saint-Louis, Senegal.


Abdoulaye Diallo is a soccer player for the Stade Rennais F.C., SC Tinqueux, Stade de Reims, Le Havre AC, France national under-19 football team, France national under-20 football team, and Senegal national football team. Abdoulaye was born on March 30th, 1992 in Reims, France.


Abdoulaye Méïté is a soccer player for the Seinäjoen Jalkapallokerho, Red Star F.C., Olympique de Marseille, Bolton Wanderers F.C., West Bromwich Albion F.C., Dijon FCO, FC Honka, Doncaster Rovers F.C., OFI Crete F.C., Ross County F.C., and Ivory Coast national football team. Abdoulaye was born on October 6th, 1980.


Abdoulaye Faye is a soccer player for the Sabah United FC, ASEC Ndiambour, ASC Jeanne d'Arc, RC Lens, FC Istres, Bolton Wanderers F.C., Newcastle United F.C., Stoke City F.C., West Ham United F.C., Hull City A.F.C., and Senegal national football team. Abdoulaye was born on February 26th, 1978 in Dakar, Senegal.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Abdoulaye

Bruce Abdoulaye is a soccer player for the Grenoble Foot 38, FC Lausanne-Sport, US Sénart-Moissy, Clermont Foot, FC Metz, Inter Baku PIK, US Orléans, and Congo national football team. Bruce was born on April 15th, 1982 in Château-Thierry.


Hassan Abdoulaye is an athlete for the Chad national football team.


Djidéo Abdoulaye is an athlete for the Chad national football team. Djidéo was born on April 8th, 1988.


Maikano was born in 1932. He died on October 21st, 2011.


Kamate Abdoulaye is an athlete for the Kamphaeng Phet F.C.


Mohamed Abdoulaye is an athlete for the AS FAN Niamey.


How popular is the baby name Abdoulaye in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1992 5 0 5
1993 5 0 5
1994 7 0 7
1995 10 0 10
1996 12 0 12
1997 11 0 11
1998 11 0 11
1999 20 0 20
2000 26 0 26
2001 22 0 22
2002 28 0 28
2003 29 0 29
2004 31 0 31
2005 27 0 27
2006 31 0 31
2007 47 0 47
2008 36 0 36
2009 36 0 36
2010 25 0 25
2011 42 0 42
2012 31 0 31
2013 38 0 38
2014 27 0 27
2015 36 0 36
2016 29 0 29
2017 37 0 37

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Abdoulaye U.S.
  White 5.22% 64.26%
  African American 90.30% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Abdoulaye

People with the last name Abdoulaye are most frequently African American

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Fun Facts about the name Abdoulaye

  • How Popular is the name Abdoulaye? Abdoulaye is the 13,720th most popular name of all time. As a last name Abdoulaye was the 127,494th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Abdoulaye have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 659 babies born with the first name Abdoulaye in the United States. That's more than enough people named Abdoulaye to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Abdoulaye? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1992 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Abdoulaye first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Abdoulaye is Thursday, June 6th, 1940.
  • What year had the most people named Abdoulaye born? The highest recorded use of the first name Abdoulaye was in 2007 with a total of 47 babies.
  • Random Abdoulaye Factoid: According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Abdoulaye is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 13 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2008.
  • Weird things about the name Abdoulaye: Your name in reverse order is Eyaluodba. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Oadyaeubl. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Abdoulaye? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 134 people with the last name Abdoulaye.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Abdoulaye? Abdoulaye is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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