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 Badu

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  1. accusative singular form of bads
  2. instrumental singular form of bads

Notable Persons Named Badu

He breathed his last breath in 1838.


Badu Sambague is an athlete for the Évreux FC.


Badu is an athlete for the Associação Desportiva Senador Guiomard.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Badu

Erykah Badu is a musician, singer-songwriter-activist, producer, and actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1996 to present. Erykah was given the name Erica Abi Wright on February 26th, 1971 in Dallas, Texas, United States.


Kasturi Pattanaik is an indian classical dance performing artist indian classical dance exponent, choreographer, teacher, indian classical dance, and choreography. Her ongoing career started in 1975. Kasturi was given the name Kasturi Badu on October 31st, 1966 in Cuttack.


Antonio Badú was an actor. He was most prominent from 1938 to 1977. Antonio was born on August 13th, 1914 in Mexico. He died on June 29th, 1993.


Daniel Badu is an athlete for the BÍ/Bolungarvík.


Alex Badu is an athlete for the Bergerac Périgord FC.


Badu is an athlete for the Associação Desportiva Senador Guiomard.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Badu U.S.
  White 7.77% 64.26%
  African American 86.15% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 4.39% 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 Badu

People with the last name Badu are most frequently African American

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Fun Facts about the name Badu

  • How Popular is the name Badu? As a last name Badu was the 66,754th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Badu first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Badu is Saturday, September 9th, 1989.
  • How unique is the name Badu? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Badu. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Badu: Your name in reverse order is Udab. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Audb. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Badu? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 296 people with the last name Badu.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Badu? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Badu as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.0m 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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