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since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Achebe

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Alt. Meaning

A is for achievements, the many over a lifetime

C is for caress, a loving touch for your loved ones.

H is for hug, give one today!

E is for enamoured, forever will your children be with you

B is for befriend, it is so easy for you.

E is for elate, you make others happy.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Achebe

Chinua Achebe was a david, marianna fisher university professor, professor of africana studies brown university charles p. stevenson professor of languages, literature bard college, brown university, and bard college. His career lasted from 1958 to 2013. Chinua was given the name Albert Chinualumogu Achebe on November 16th, 1930 in Ogidi, Anambra. He passed away on March 21st, 2013.


Chidi was born on May 24th, 1967.


Chinedu Achebe is a football player. Chinedu was born on September 7th, 1977.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Achebe U.S.
  White 0.00% 64.26%
  African American 96.88% 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 Achebe

People with the last name Achebe are most frequently African American

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Fun Facts about the name Achebe

  • How Popular is the name Achebe? As a last name Achebe was the 132,206th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Achebe? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Achebe was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Achebe: Your name in reverse order is Ebehca. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ahceeb. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Achebe? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 128 people with the last name Achebe.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Achebe? Achebe is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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Past life for Achebe born Sep 8, 1996

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Portugal approximately on 1625. Your profession was teacher, mathematician, and geologist.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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