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 Chinwe

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  • A submission from Nigeria says the name Chinwe means "Gods own" and is of Unknown origin.
  • A submission from Texas, United States says the name Chinwe means "God owns" and is of Nigerian origin.
  • A submission from Cameroon says the name Chinwe means "GOD HAS" and is of Nigerian origin.

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Notable Persons Named Chinwe

Tracy Ifeachor is an actress. She has had major accomplishments since 2007. Tracy was given the name Chinwe Tracy Ifeachor on February 13th, 1985 in Plymouth.


Chinwe was born on May 2nd, 1952. Chinwe is also known as Roy and Chinwe. She left this life on December 17th, 2012.


Chinwe Obaji is a Federal Minister of Education.


Fun Facts about the name Chinwe

  • How Popular is the name Chinwe? Chinwe is the 30,989th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Chinwe have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 148 babies born with the first name Chinwe in the United States. That's more than enough people named Chinwe 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 Chinwe? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1975 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Chinwe first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Chinwe is Sunday, February 13th, 1955.
  • What year had the most people named Chinwe born? The highest recorded use of the first name Chinwe was in 1990 with a total of 10 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Chinwe: Your name in reverse order is Ewnihc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Henciw. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Chinwe born Aug 7, 2000

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern New Zealand approximately on 1350. Your profession was banker, usurer, moneylender, and judge.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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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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