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 Ako

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  • A submission from Cameroon says the name Ako means "Full of wisdom" and is of African origin.
  • According to a user from Finland, the name Ako is of Unknown origin and means "Tired, weary".
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Notable Persons Named Ako

Ako was born in Des Moines, Iowa, U.S.




Ako is an actor and actress. Ako was born on April 12th, 1958 in Shibuya.



Ako Noori is an athlete for the Sulaymaniyah FC.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Ako

Ako is an actor and actress. Ako was born on April 12th, 1958 in Shibuya.


Benedict was born on August 5th, 1968.


Thierry Ako is an athlete for the FK Novi Sad.


Harry Ako is a sports team member for the Astres FC.


Where is the name Ako popular?

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Popularity of Ako as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ako U.S.
  White 7.76% 64.26%
  African American 28.06% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 29.55% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 30.45% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ako

People with the last name Ako are most frequently African American, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Two or More Ethnicities

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Fun Facts about the name Ako

  • How Popular is the name Ako? Ako is the 56,896th most popular name of all time. As a last name Ako was the 60,196th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ako have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 27 babies born with the first name Ako in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ako? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Ako first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ako is Thursday, June 20th, 1889.
  • What year had the most people named Ako born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ako was in 1972 with a total of 9 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Ako: Your name in reverse order is Oka. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Oka. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ako? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 335 people with the last name Ako.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ako? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Ako as their last name since less than 1 person in 909k 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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