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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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Alt. Meaning

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

R is for romantic, hopelessly so

E is for expert, in your chosen career

Y is for young, the years never show!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Arey

Jaelaniu Arey is a soccer player for the Persipura Jayapura, Persiwa Wamena, and Persidafon Dafonsoro. Jaelaniu was born on April 24th, 1989 in Wamena.


Carter was born on December 17th, 1989 in Columbia, Missouri.


Jaelani Arey is a sports team member for the Persipura Jayapura.


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Popularity of Arey as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Arey U.S.
  White 91.61% 64.26%
  African American 1.86% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.50% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.65% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.29% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.08% 16.26%

Of Last Name Arey

People with the last name Arey are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Arey

  • How Popular is the name Arey? Arey is the 77,654th most popular name of all time. As a last name Arey was the 19,379th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Arey have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7 babies born with the first name Arey in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Arey? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1944 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Arey first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Arey is Wednesday, January 24th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Arey born? The highest recorded use of the first name Arey was in 1944 with a total of 7 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Arey: Your name in reverse order is Yera. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eyra. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Arey? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,395 people with the last name Arey.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Arey? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Arey as their last name since less than 1 person in 213k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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