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Meaning and Origin

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Alt. Meaning

A is for activities, for you have many.

R is for resourceful, in any challenge that comes your way

K is for kindle, the warmth in others.

O is for original, one of a kind!

Notable Persons Named Arko

Arko Pravo Mukherjee is a musician. He was most active from 2012 to present. Arko was born Arko Pravo Mukherjee on May 19th, 1983 in Kolkata. Arko is also known as Mukherjee and Arko.


Arko Datta is a photojournalist and educator. Arko was born on February 4th, 1969 in Delhi.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Arko

Ernest Papa Arko is a soccer player for the El Mokawloon SC, Liberty Professionals F.C., Zamalek, Tala'ea El-Gaish SC, Al-Arabi SC (Qatar), Smouha SC, El-Entag El-Harby SC, Ghana national under-17 football team, Ghana national under-20 football team, and Ghana national football team. Ernest was born on May 12th, 1984 in Ghana.


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Popularity of Arko as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Arko U.S.
  White 91.68% 64.26%
  African American 4.33% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.50% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.50% 16.26%

Of Last Name Arko

People with the last name Arko are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Arko

  • How Popular is the name Arko? Arko is the 83,665th most popular name of all time. As a last name Arko was the 37,125th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Arko have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Arko in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Arko? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2013 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Arko first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Arko is Saturday, May 7th, 1898.
  • What year had the most people named Arko born? The highest recorded use of the first name Arko was in 2013 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Arko: Your name in reverse order is Okra. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Arko. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Arko? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 601 people with the last name Arko.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Arko? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Arko as their last name since less than 1 person in 500k 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).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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