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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Origin and Meaning of Azikiwe

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  • A submission from Nigeria says the name Azikiwe means "Azikiwe translates to "With good kindred background, the room for anger and dissension is marginal."" and is of African origin.
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Notable Persons Named Azikiwe

Azikiwe Peter Onwualu is a Director General, Chief Executive Officer of the Raw Materials Research, Development Council, and Development Council (RMRDC). Azikiwe was born on April 26th, 1959 in Anambra.


Azikiwe was born on July 30th, 1976.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Azikiwe

Chief Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe was a president. He was most prominent from 1963 to 1966. Chief was born on November 16th, 1904 in Zungeru. He passed away on May 11th, 1996.


Uche was given the name Uche Ewah on February 4th, 1947 in Afikpo, Ebonyi State. Uche is also known as Ewah and Uche.


Flora Azikiwe was a First Lady of Nigeria. Flora was given the name Flora Ogbenyeanu Ogoegbunam on August 7th, 1917 in Onitsha. She passed away in 1983.


Chukwuma Azikiwe is a politician and businessman. He holds the title Owelle-Osowa-Anya of Onitsha and Owelle-Osowa-Anya ofOnitsha. Chukwuma was given the name Chukwuma Bamidele Azikiwe by his parents Nnamdi Azikiwe and Flora Azikiwe in 1940.


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Fun Facts about the name Azikiwe

  • How Popular is the name Azikiwe? Azikiwe is the 63,631st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Azikiwe have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 18 babies born with the first name Azikiwe in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Azikiwe? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Azikiwe born? The highest recorded use of the first name Azikiwe was in 1983 with a total of 7 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Azikiwe: Your name in reverse order is Ewikiza. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Awkiize. How do you pronounce that?

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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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