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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ayodele

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  • A user from Nigeria says the name Ayodele is of African origin and means "Joy in the house".
Other origins: Cambodian

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Notable Persons Named Ayodele

Ayodele Joseph Oritsejafor is a preacher and author. He holds the title Pastor. He was most active from 1972 to present. Ayodele was given the name Ayodele Joseph Oritsegbubemi Oritsejafor in 10 in Delta State.


Ayodele Awojobi was a mechanical engineer, social activist, and author. Ayodele was born on March 12th, 1937 in Oshodi, Lagos State, Nigeria. He left this life on September 23rd, 1984.


Del B is an afro pop music, hip hop music, african popular music, rhythm, and blues singer, songwriter, record producer, sound engineer, and audio engineer. He was most active from 2006 to 2006. Del was given the name Ayodele Basel in Kano. Del is also known as Del B.


Ayodele was born on May 15th, 1985 in Paris.


Ayodele was born on December 29th, 1970.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Ayodele

Akin Ayodele is an american football player. His most notable accomplishments were from 2002 to 2010. Akin was born on September 17th, 1979 in Dallas.


Remi Ayodele is a football player. Remi was born on April 22nd, 1983 in Grand Prairie, Texas.


Franklin Ayodele is a soccer player for the Ifeanyi Ubah F.C., Africa Sports d'Abidjan, Akwa United F.C., FK Loznica, FK Mladi Radnik, and Hajer Club. Franklin was born on August 24th, 1987 in Gusau.


Henry Ayodele is an athlete for the Rivers United F.C.


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Popularity of Ayodele as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ayodele U.S.
  White 1.57% 64.26%
  African American 96.59% 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 Ayodele

People with the last name Ayodele are most frequently African American

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Fun Facts about the name Ayodele

  • How Popular is the name Ayodele? Ayodele is the 20,622nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Ayodele was the 54,178th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ayodele have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 334 babies born with the first name Ayodele in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ayodele 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 Ayodele? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Ayodele first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ayodele is Wednesday, August 9th, 1944.
  • What year had the most people named Ayodele born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ayodele was in 1988 with a total of 14 babies.
  • Random Ayodele Factoid: According to the 1988 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ayodele is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 7 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1988.
  • Weird things about the name Ayodele: Your name in reverse order is Eledoya. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Oaeledy. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ayodele? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 381 people with the last name Ayodele.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ayodele? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Ayodele as their last name since less than 1 person in 769k 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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