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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 Beke

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  • According to a user from Illinois, United States, the name Beke is of Hungarian origin and means ""Peace"".

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  1. peace (no war)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Beke

Anton du Beke is a professional ballroom dancer, television presenter, ballroom dance, and professionalballroom dancer. Anton was given the name Anthony Paul Beke on July 20th, 1966 in Sevenoaks.


Wouter Beke is a Leader of Christian Democratic, Flemish, and Leader ofChristian Democratic. Wouter was born on August 9th, 1974 in Lommel.


Rutger was born on August 8th, 1977 in Halle. Rutger is also known as Bekesta.


Zoltán Beke was a soccer player for the Chinezul Timișoara, FC Ripensia Timișoara, CFR Turnu Severin, CFR Cluj, and Romania national football team. Zoltán was born on June 30th, 1911 in Austria-Hungary. He passed away on March 9th, 1994.


Richard was born in 1630. He passed away in 1707.


Péter Beke is a soccer player for the Pécsi MFC. Péter was born on December 6th, 1994 in Pécs.


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Popularity of Beke as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Beke U.S.
  White 85.82% 64.26%
  African American 8.43% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.68% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.30% 16.26%

Of Last Name Beke

People with the last name Beke are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Beke

  • How Popular is the name Beke? As a last name Beke was the 74,141st most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Beke first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Beke is Thursday, April 15th, 1886.
  • How unique is the name Beke? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Beke. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Beke: Your name in reverse order is Ekeb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Kebe. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Beke? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 261 people with the last name Beke.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Beke? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Beke as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.1m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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