First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Abiola

User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from Trinidad and Tobago, the name Abiola is of Yoruba origin and means "Born in honor,wealth".
  • A user from Nigeria says the name Abiola is of Nigerian origin and means "Wealth is born or giving birth into wealth".
  • According to a user from Georgia, United States, the name Abiola is of Yoruba origin and means "Born into a wealthy house".
  • According to a user from Nigeria, the name Abiola is of African origin and means "Joy is born".
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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Abiola

Abiola Dauda is a soccer player for the Heart of Midlothian F.C., Sölvesborgs GoIF, Kalmar FF, Red Star Belgrade, and Vitesse Arnhem. Abiola was born on February 3rd, 1988 in Lagos, Nigeria.


Abiola Abrams is an author, filmmaker, and tv personality. Abiola was given the name Abiola Wednesday Abrams on July 29th, 1976.


Abiola Adeyemi Ajimobi is a Senator for Oyo South, Governor of Oyo State, and List of Governors of Oyo State. Abiola was born on December 16th, 1949 in Ibadan.



Abiola Sandy is a sports team member for the Toledo Slayers.


Abiola Sanusi is a sports team member for the Dungannon Swifts F.C.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Abiola

Moshood Abiola was a business magnate and tycoon. Moshood was born on August 24th, 1937 in Abeokuta. Moshood is also known as M.K.O Abiola. He breathed his last breath on July 7th, 1998.


Hafsat was born on August 21st, 1974 in Ikeja.


Modupeola Abiola is a businessperson and businesswoman. Modupeola was born as the child of Moshood Abiola in 1982 in North London, United Kingdom. Modupeola is also known as Dupsy" Abiola.


Kudirat was born in 1951 in Nigeria. They breathed their last breath in 1996.


Remi Abiola was an actress, director, and producer. She left this life in 2009.


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International Interest for Abiola

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Abiola U.S.
  White 3.68% 64.26%
  African American 95.71% 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 Abiola

People with the last name Abiola are most frequently African American

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Fun Facts about the name Abiola

  • How Popular is the name Abiola? Abiola is the 27,191st most popular name of all time. As a last name Abiola was the 108,734th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Abiola have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 195 babies born with the first name Abiola in the United States. That's more than enough people named Abiola to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Abiola? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1977 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Abiola first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Abiola is Friday, October 31st, 1958.
  • What year had the most people named Abiola born? The highest recorded use of the first name Abiola was in 1988 with a total of 10 babies.
  • Random Abiola Factoid: According to the 1977 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Abiola is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1977.
  • Weird things about the name Abiola: Your name in reverse order is Aloiba. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Abolia. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Abiola? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 163 people with the last name Abiola.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Abiola? Abiola is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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