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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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Origin and Meaning of Arinze

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  • A submission from Nigeria says the name Arinze means "My name is Arinze from the Igbo origin of Nigeria. Arinze ( chukwu)in full means Thank God".
  • According to a user from Nigeria, the name Arinze means "THE GRACE OF GOD".
  • According to a user from Nigeria, the name Arinze means "By the grace of God".
  • A user from Canada says the name Arinze is of Nigerian origin and means "Thank God Grateful to God Appreciative".
  • According to a user from Nigeria, the name Arinze is of Nigerian origin and means "Thank You".
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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Arinze

Arinze Onuaku is a basketball player for the Meralco Bolts, Neptūnas Klaipėda, Chongqing Flying Dragons, Canton Charge, New Orleans Pelicans, and Cleveland Cavaliers in the Philippine Basketball Association. His most notable accomplishments were from 2011 to present. Arinze was born on July 13th, 1987 in Lanham, Maryland.


Arinze Kene is an actor and playwright.


Arinze was born on December 5th, 1985.


Arinze Oyota is an athlete for the Prime F.C.


Arinze Kenny Emmanuel is a sports team member for the Dolphins F.C. (Port Harcourt).


Arinze Emmanuel Kenny is an athlete for the Bayelsa United F.C.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Arinze

Francis Arinze is a cardinal. Francis was born on November 1st, 1932.


Obioma Arinze is a sports team member for the El-Kanemi Warriors F.C.


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International Interest for Arinze

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Arinze U.S.
  White 0.00% 64.26%
  African American 93.71% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 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 Arinze

People with the last name Arinze are most frequently African American

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Fun Facts about the name Arinze

  • How Popular is the name Arinze? Arinze is the 31,962nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Arinze was the 110,825th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Arinze have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 138 babies born with the first name Arinze in the United States. That's more than enough people named Arinze 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 Arinze? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1982 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Arinze first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Arinze is Monday, April 25th, 1949.
  • What year had the most people named Arinze born? The highest recorded use of the first name Arinze was in 2017 with a total of 13 babies.
  • Random Arinze Factoid: According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Arinze is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2008.
  • Weird things about the name Arinze: Your name in reverse order is Eznira. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Zerain. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Arinze? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 159 people with the last name Arinze.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Arinze? Arinze is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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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