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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 Abukar

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  • A submission from United Kingdom says the name Abukar means "Unique" and is of Arabic origin.

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Alt. Meaning

A is for accountable, someone to be counted on

B is for bouquet, the flowers around you.

U is for unique, your love of life.

K is for knowledge, an avid learner

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

Notable Persons Named Abukar

Abukar Arman is a political analyst, writer, diplomat, and political science. He holds the title Former Special Envoy of Somalia to the United States and Former Special Envoy ofSomaliato the United States. Abukar was born in Somalia.


Abukar is also known as Abukar Omar Adan.


Abukar Hassan Mohamoud was a manager/director/editor. Abukar was born in 1963. Abukar is also known as Kadaf. He breathed his last breath on February 28th, 2012.


Abukar Mohamed is a sports team member for the Tampereen Pallo-Veikot.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Abukar

Mohamed Abukar is a basketball player for the Sigal Prishtina, Lugano Tigers, Pallacanestro Cantù, BC Apollo Amsterdam, Austin Spurs, Idaho Stampede, PBC Lukoil Academic, KK Rabotnički, and Spirou Charleroi in the Kosovo Basketball Superleague. He has been prominent since 2007. Mohamed was born on January 1st, 1985 in San Diego.


Leila Abukar is a political activist. Leila was born in 1974 in Somalia. Leila is also known as Abukar and Leyla.


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Popularity of Abukar as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Abukar U.S.
  White 2.96% 64.26%
  African American 94.98% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.67% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Abukar

People with the last name Abukar are most frequently African American

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Fun Facts about the name Abukar

  • How Popular is the name Abukar? Abukar is the 53,773rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Abukar was the 30,165th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Abukar have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 33 babies born with the first name Abukar in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Abukar? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2005 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Abukar first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Abukar is Sunday, January 1st, 1933.
  • What year had the most people named Abukar born? The highest recorded use of the first name Abukar was in 2005 with a total of 8 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Abukar: Your name in reverse order is Rakuba. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Uaakrb. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Abukar? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 777 people with the last name Abukar.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Abukar? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Abukar as their last name since less than 1 person in 385k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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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