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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Akosua

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  • A submission from Virginia, United States says the name Akosua means "Girl born on Sunday" and is of African origin.
Other origins: Yoruba

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Alt. Meaning

A is for adorable, how precious

K is for kid, the child within.

O is for outgoing, so sociable are you

S is for serious, not always joking.

U is for useful, always to others.

A is for activities, for you have many.

Notable Persons Named Akosua

Akosua Busia is an actress, film director, songwriter, and author. She was most prominent from 1979 to present. Akosua was given the name Akosua Gyamama Busia on December 30th, 1966 in Ghana.


Akosua was born on January 1st, 1984.


Akosua Agyapong is a highlife musician. She has been prominent since 1990. Akosua was born Akosua Agyapong on November 17th, 1969 in Accra.


Fun Facts about the name Akosua

  • How Popular is the name Akosua? Akosua is the 21,672nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Akosua have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 302 babies born with the first name Akosua in the United States. That's more than enough people named Akosua 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 Akosua? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1974 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Akosua first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Akosua is Saturday, June 5th, 1915.
  • What year had the most people named Akosua born? The highest recorded use of the first name Akosua was in 2003 with a total of 15 babies.
  • Random Akosua Factoid: According to the 2003 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Akosua is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 9 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2003.
  • Weird things about the name Akosua: Your name in reverse order is Ausoka. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Auoaks. How do you pronounce that?

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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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