First Name
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 Aw

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International Interest
  1. An instance of the interjection aw.

aw was also found in the following language(s): Bambara, Cebuano, Central Kurdish, Chuukese, Manx, Nauruan, Scots, and Zazaki

Notable Persons Named Aw

Aw was born as the child of Aw Chu Kin in 1882 in Yangon.


Aw Boon Par is a tiger balm and chung kiaw bank. Aw was born in 1888 in Yangon.


Aw Tee Hong is a in the fields of oil painting, watercolor painting, ink wash painting, and bronze sculpture. Aw was born on May 29th, 1931 in Hainan.


Aw was born on July 10th, 1957.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Aw

Jeanette Aw is an actor. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2001 to present.



Wahyu AW is an athlete for the Atjeh United F.C.


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International Interest for Aw

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Aw U.S.
  White 6.98% 64.26%
  African American 28.89% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 60.32% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.22% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Aw

People with the last name Aw are most frequently African American or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Aw

  • How Popular is the name Aw? As a last name Aw was the 63,373rd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Aw first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Aw is Monday, April 2nd, 1877.
  • How unique is the name Aw? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Aw. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Aw: Your name in reverse order is Wa. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Wa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Aw? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 315 people with the last name Aw.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Aw? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Aw as their last name since less than 1 person in 909k 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).
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