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 Adekunle

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Alt. Meaning

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

D is for direct, you get to the point

E is for exquisite, who could argue?

K is for knowledge, an avid learner

U is for unite, you bring people together.

N is for nurturing, the care you provide to all

L is for listen, one of your best traits.

E is for extra, those little things you do!

Notable Persons Named Adekunle

Adekunle Gold is a musician. He was most active from 2010 to 2010. Adekunle was given the name Adekunle Kosoko in Lagos State, Nigeria. Adekunle is also known as King of Photoshop.


His most notable accomplishments were from 1966 to 1966. Adekunle was born on June 26th, 1926 in Ado Ekiti. He passed away on July 29th, 1966.


Adekunle Ayeni is a media practitioner and entrepreneur. Adekunle was born in 1976.


Adekunle Lukmon is a soccer player for the FK Borac Čačak, FK Vëllazërimi 77, FK Rabotnički, FC Luzern, SC Kriens, and Zug 94. Adekunle was born on October 10th, 1984 in Lagos.



Adekunle adebowale is a sports team member for the Bendel Insurance F.C.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Adekunle

Benjamin Adekunle was a General Officer Commanding 3 Armoured Division, Nigerian Army, and General Officer Commanding3 Armoured Division. His military service ended in 1974. Benjamin was born on June 26th, 1936 in Kaduna. He breathed his last breath on September 13th, 2014.



Waheed Adekunle is a soccer player for the United S.C. and George Telegraph S.C. Waheed was born on January 1st, 1986 in Nigeria.


Sulaimon Adekunle is a soccer player for the KF Bylis Ballsh, Shooting Stars SC, and KF Apolonia Fier. Sulaimon was born on October 26th, 1990 in Ibadan.


Adeboyega Adekunle is an athlete for the MFM FC.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Adekunle U.S.
  White 1.39% 64.26%
  African American 96.38% 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 Adekunle

People with the last name Adekunle are most frequently African American

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Fun Facts about the name Adekunle

  • How Popular is the name Adekunle? Adekunle is the 42,396th most popular name of all time. As a last name Adekunle was the 56,836th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Adekunle have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 69 babies born with the first name Adekunle in the United States. That's more than enough people named Adekunle 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 Adekunle? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1981 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Adekunle first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Adekunle is Sunday, November 30th, 1941.
  • What year had the most people named Adekunle born? The highest recorded use of the first name Adekunle was in 1993 with a total of 11 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Adekunle: Your name in reverse order is Elnukeda. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ulaeeknd. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Adekunle? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 359 people with the last name Adekunle.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Adekunle? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Adekunle as their last name since less than 1 person in 833k 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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