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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

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Origin and Meaning of Afari

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  • A user from Ghana says the name Afari is of African origin and means "Impact".

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Afari

Yasus Afari is a dub poetry writer, dub poet, and dub poetry. Yasus was given the name John Sinclair in 1962 in Saint Elizabeth Parish, Jamaica.


Shelia Afari is an entrepreneur, founder of sheila afari group, and entrepreneurship. She has had major accomplishments since 2008. Shelia was born on May 26th, 1986 in Accra.


Perric Afari is a sports team member for the SV Wehen Wiesbaden.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Afari U.S.
  White 25.36% 64.26%
  African American 68.84% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.62% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Afari

People with the last name Afari are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Afari

  • How Popular is the name Afari? As a last name Afari was the 124,548th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Afari? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Afari was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Afari: Your name in reverse order is Irafa. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rafia. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Afari? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 138 people with the last name Afari.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Afari? Afari is one of the most unique last names recorded.

What Afaris Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Afari born Aug 19, 1982

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 Central India approximately on 1275. Your profession was preacher, publisher, and scribbler of ancient inscriptions.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main task - to make the world more beautiful. Physical and spiritual deserts are just waiting for your touch. Keep smiling!

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