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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Boateng

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  • A user from Ghana says the name Boateng is of African origin and means "Humble Person Who is Holy to God".
  • A submission from Ghana says the name Boateng means "Humble person who is holy toGod" and is of Unknown origin.
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Notable Persons With the Last Name Boateng

Kevin-Prince Boateng is a soccer player for the A.C. Milan, Füchse Berlin Reinickendorf, Hertha BSC, Hertha BSC II, Tottenham Hotspur F.C., Borussia Dortmund, Portsmouth F.C., FC Schalke 04, Germany national youth football team, and Germany national under-21 football team. Kevin-Prince was born on March 6th, 1987 in Berlin, West Germany.


Jérôme Boateng is a soccer player for the FC Bayern Munich, Tennis Borussia Berlin, Hertha BSC, Hertha BSC II, Hamburger SV, Manchester City F.C., Germany national youth football team, and Germany national under-21 football team. Jérôme was born on September 3rd, 1988 in West Berlin.


Emmanuel Boateng is a soccer player for the LA Galaxy, Cate School, UC Santa Barbara Gauchos men's soccer, Ventura County Fusion, and Helsingborgs IF. Emmanuel was born on January 17th, 1994 in Accra, Ghana.


Hiram Boateng is a soccer player for the Crystal Palace F.C., Crawley Town F.C., and Plymouth Argyle F.C. Hiram was born on January 8th, 1996 in London, England.


Derek Boateng is a soccer player for the Rayo OKC, Liberty Professionals F.C., Kalamata F.C., Panathinaikos F.C., OFI Crete F.C., AIK Fotboll, Beitar Jerusalem F.C., FC Köln, Getafe CF, Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk, Fulham F.C., Rayo Vallecano, SD Eibar, and Ghana national football team. Derek was born on May 2nd, 1983 in Accra, Ghana.


George Boateng is a soccer player for the S.B.V. Excelsior, Feyenoord, Coventry City F.C., Aston Villa F.C., Middlesbrough F.C., Hull City A.F.C., Skoda Xanthi F.C., Nottingham Forest F.C., T–Team F.C., Netherlands national under-21 football team, and Netherlands national football team. George was born on September 5th, 1975 in Nkawkaw.


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Popularity of Boateng as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Boateng U.S.
  White 1.36% 64.26%
  African American 96.75% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.99% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.60% 16.26%

Of Last Name Boateng

People with the last name Boateng are most frequently African American

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Fun Facts about the name Boateng

  • How Popular is the name Boateng? As a last name Boateng was the 10,614th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Boateng? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Boateng was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Boateng: Your name in reverse order is Gnetaob. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eatobgn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Boateng? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,017 people with the last name Boateng.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Boateng? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Boateng as their last name.

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