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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Adewale mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Adewale

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  • According to a user from Nigeria, the name Adewale is of Yoruba origin and means "My crown has come home".
  • A user from Texas, United States says the name Adewale is of Yoruba origin and means "The Crown comes home".
  • According to a user from Arizona, United States, the name Adewale is of Nigerian origin and means ""The crown has come home"".

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Notable Persons Named Adewale

Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje is an actor, fashion model, writer, director, and producer. He was most active from 1993 to present. Adewale was born on August 22nd, 1967 in Islington. Adewale is also known as Adewalé and Triple A.


Adewale Ogunleye is a football player. He was most prominent from 2001 to 2010. Adewale was born on August 9th, 1977 in Brooklyn.


Adewale Ayuba is a world music singer-songwriter, drummer, dance, writer, artist, and actor. He was most active from 1983 to 1983. Adewale was born Adewale Ayuba on May 6th, 1966 in Ikenne. Adewale is also known as Mr. Johnson.


Adewale Tinubu is a business magnate, consultant, and lawyer. He was most active from 1990 to present. Adewale was born on June 26th, 1967 in Lagos State.


Adewale Wahab is a soccer player for the AC Bellinzona, A.C. Reggiana 1919, Bologna F.C. 1909, A.S. Roma, Ternana Calcio, S.S. Teramo Calcio, U.S. Catanzaro 1929, and Nigeria national football team. Adewale was born on October 4th, 1984 in Port Harcourt.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Adewale

Modenine is a hip hop music rapping and lyricist. He has been prominent since 1999. Modenine was given the name Babatunde Olusegun Adewale on June 14th, 1975. Modenine is also known as Nigel Benn, Samurai IX, and Polimaf..


Segun was born in 1955.


Kabir Adewale is a sports team member for the El-Kanemi Warriors F.C.


Lawal Fatai Adewale is an athlete for the Prime F.C.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Adewale U.S.
  White 3.00% 64.26%
  African American 93.33% 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 Adewale

People with the last name Adewale are most frequently African American

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Fun Facts about the name Adewale

  • How Popular is the name Adewale? Adewale is the 30,024th most popular name of all time. As a last name Adewale was the 65,964th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Adewale have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 159 babies born with the first name Adewale in the United States. That's more than enough people named Adewale 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 Adewale? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1974 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Adewale first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Adewale is Tuesday, November 13th, 1956.
  • What year had the most people named Adewale born? The highest recorded use of the first name Adewale was in 1995 with a total of 12 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Adewale: Your name in reverse order is Elaweda. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eawaeld. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Adewale? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 300 people with the last name Adewale.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Adewale? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Adewale as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.0m 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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