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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Aliu

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Esperanto ali- (an unofficial extension of the correlatives, based on the adjective alia 'other') + -u (correlative suffix of individuals)

Notable Persons Named Aliu

Aliu Mahama was a president. He was most prominent from 2001 to 2009. Aliu was born on March 3rd, 1946 in Yendi, Ghana. He left this life on November 16th, 2012.


Aliu was born on September 23rd, 1923 in Isale Eko, Lagos. He left this life on October 11th, 2010.


Aliu Salaudeen is an athlete for the F.C. Ebedei.


Aliu Djaló is a sports team member.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Aliu

Akim Aliu is a hockey player for the Amur Khabarovsk in the Kontinental Hockey League. His most notable accomplishments were from 2008 to present. Akim was born on April 24th, 1989 in Okene.


His military service ended in 1999. Mujdin was born on January 15th, 1974 in Tetovo. He died on April 14th, 1999.


Jimoh Aliu is an actor, dramatist, and producer. He was most active from 1959 to present. Jimoh was born on November 11th, 1939.


David Aliu is a basketball player for the Cheshire Phoenix, Glasgow Rocks, Leicester Riders, Þór Þorlákshöfn, Celso Míguez, Mersey Tigers, Lausanne, and Manchester Giants in the British Basketball League. He was most prominent from 2004 to present. David was born on March 13th, 1981.


Ali Aliu was a writer, economist, teacher, and politician. Ali was born on June 22nd, 1924 in Preševo. He breathed his last breath on April 25th, 2010.


Arber Aliu is a soccer player for the KF Erzeni, FK Partizani Tirana, FC Kamza, KF Turbina Cërrik, KF Skënderbeu Korçë, and KF Tërbuni Pukë. Arber was born on January 13th, 1988 in Durrës.


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Popularity of Aliu as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Aliu U.S.
  White 64.54% 64.26%
  African American 31.58% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.49% 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 Aliu

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

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Fun Facts about the name Aliu

  • How Popular is the name Aliu? As a last name Aliu was the 56,588th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Aliu first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Aliu is Thursday, February 27th, 1941.
  • How unique is the name Aliu? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Aliu. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Aliu: Your name in reverse order is Uila. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aliu. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Aliu? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 361 people with the last name Aliu.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Aliu? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Aliu as their last name since less than 1 person in 833k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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