First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Alemu mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Alemu

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  • A submission from Michigan, United States says the name Alemu means ""They Dreamt" (meaning the parents wanted another child)" and is of African origin.
  • A user from Michigan, United States says the name Alemu is of African origin and means ""His World"".

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Alt. Meaning

A is for athleticism, embrace the competitor within

L is for listen, one of your best traits.

E is for elegant, born within you.

M is for mystery, the part of you that cannot be explained.

U is for useful, always to others.

Notable Persons Named Alemu

Alemu was born on March 23rd, 1990 in Arsi Zone. Alemu is also known as Alemu Bekele Gebre.


Alemu was born in 1950 in Addis Ababa.


He left this life on July 11th, 1992.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Alemu

Reeyot Alemu is a in the field of journalism. Reeyot was born on April 16th, 1980 in Addis Ababa.


Elfenesh was born on June 10th, 1975.


Habitam was born on July 9th, 1996 in Ethiopia.


Dagne was born on October 15th, 1980.


Dereje Alemu is a soccer player for the Dashen Beer FC. Dereje was born on April 30th, 1990 in Ethiopia.


Deriba was born in 1983.


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Popularity of Alemu as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Alemu U.S.
  White 1.73% 64.26%
  African American 94.45% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.18% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.09% 16.26%

Of Last Name Alemu

People with the last name Alemu are most frequently African American

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Fun Facts about the name Alemu

  • How Popular is the name Alemu? As a last name Alemu was the 23,185th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Alemu first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Alemu is Tuesday, April 10th, 1917.
  • How unique is the name Alemu? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Alemu. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Alemu: Your name in reverse order is Umela. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aelmu. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Alemu? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,100 people with the last name Alemu.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Alemu? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Alemu as their last name since less than 1 person in 270k 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).
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