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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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A is for artistic, adding beauty to the world

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

E is for expert, in your chosen career

K is for knowledge, an avid learner

Notable Persons Named Arek

Arek Onyszko is a soccer player for the KS Lublinianka, Zawisza Bydgoszcz, Legia Warsaw, Polonia Warsaw, Warta Poznań, Lech Poznań, Widzew Łódź, Viborg FF, Odense Boldklub, FC Midtjylland, Odra Wodzisław, and Poland national football team. Arek was born on January 12th, 1974 in Lublin.



Arek Ryś is a soccer player for the Garbarnia Kraków, AJ Auxerre, GKS Katowice, and Poland national under-21 football team. Arek was born on June 18th, 1988 in Zielona Góra.


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Fun Facts about the name Arek

  • How Popular is the name Arek? Arek is the 21,619th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Arek have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 303 babies born with the first name Arek in the United States. That's more than enough people named Arek 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 Arek? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Arek first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Arek is Saturday, August 15th, 1885.
  • What year had the most people named Arek born? The highest recorded use of the first name Arek was in 2003 with a total of 21 babies.
  • Random Arek Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Arek is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Arek: Your name in reverse order is Kera. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rkea. 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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