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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Chinedu

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  • According to a user from Canada, the name Chinedu is of Nigerian origin and means "God leads".
  • A submission from Nigeria says the name Chinedu means "God leads" and is of Nigerian origin.
  • According to a user from Nigeria, the name Chinedu is of Nigerian origin and means "God leads me".
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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Chinedu

Chinedu Obasi is a soccer player for the Lyn Fotball, TSG 1899 Hoffenheim, FC Schalke 04, Nigeria national under-20 football team, and Nigeria national football team. Chinedu was born on June 1st, 1986 in Enugu, Nigeria.


Flavour N'abania is an igbo highlife and hip hop music singer, songwriter, recording artist, dancer, actor, and singing. His most notable accomplishments were from 2005 to present. Flavour was given the name Chinedu Izuchukwu Okoli on November 23rd, 1983 in Enugu State.


Chinedu Ikedieze is an actor. Chinedu was born Chinedu Ikedieze on December 12th, 1977 in Uzuakoli, Abia, Abia State, Nigeria.


Chinedu Ede is a soccer player for the FC Twente, Berliner AK 07, F├╝chse Berlin Reinickendorf, Hertha BSC, Hertha BSC II, MSV Duisburg, FC Union Berlin, FSV Mainz 05, FC Kaiserslautern, Anorthosis Famagusta FC, and Germany national youth football team. Chinedu was born on February 5th, 1987 in Wilmersdorf.


Chinedu Achebe is a football player. Chinedu was born on September 7th, 1977.


Chinedu Onyeuku was a basketball player for the FC Bayern Munich (basketball), San Antonio Stars, and Dallas Chaparrals. His most notable accomplishments were from 2006 to 2010. Chinedu was born on November 5th, 1983 in Lagos. Chinedu is also known as Onyeuku and Chinedu. He died on November 21st, 2012.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Chinedu

Obinor Chinedu is an athlete for the C.O.D United Football Club.


Ojiaka Talent Chinedu is a sports team member for the Heartland F.C.


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Fun Facts about the name Chinedu

  • How Popular is the name Chinedu? Chinedu is the 19,173rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Chinedu have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 379 babies born with the first name Chinedu in the United States. That's more than enough people named Chinedu 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 Chinedu? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1982 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Chinedu first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Chinedu is Thursday, May 17th, 1945.
  • What year had the most people named Chinedu born? The highest recorded use of the first name Chinedu was in 1987 with a total of 17 babies.
  • Random Chinedu Factoid: According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Chinedu is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2008.
  • Weird things about the name Chinedu: Your name in reverse order is Udenihc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ednhuci. 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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