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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Edem

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  • According to a user from New Jersey, United States, the name Edem is of African origin and means "God Redeems".
  • A user from Arizona, United States says the name Edem is of African origin and means "God saved me".

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  1. edema, oedema, dropsy (excessive accumulation of serum in tissue spaces or a body cavity)

Notable Persons Named Edem

Edem Kodjo is a Secretary-general of the Organisation of African Unity. Edem was born on May 23rd, 1938 in Sokodé.

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Edem is a hip hop music musician. He has been prominent since 2006. Edem was born on May 25th, 1986 in Volta Region.

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He was most prominent from 2000 to present. Edem was born in 1975 in Lomé.

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Edem Rjaïbi is a soccer player for the CA Bizertin and Tunisia national football team. Edem was born on April 5th, 1994 in Bizerte.

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Edem Mortotsi is a soccer player for the FC Edmonton and Northern Alberta Institute of Technology. Edem was born on May 16th, 1993 in Accra, Ghana.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Edem

Edem is a hip hop music musician. He has been prominent since 2006. Edem was born on May 25th, 1986 in Volta Region.

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Offiong was born on December 31st, 1986 in Calabar.

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Mike Edem is an athlete for the BC Lions. Mike was born on July 11th, 1989 in Lagos.

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Eniefiok Francis Edem is an athlete for the Inter CDF SE.

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Kombé Edem is a sports team member for the AS Douanes (Togo).

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Popularity of Edem as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Edem U.S.
  White 18.42% 64.26%
  African American 67.76% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 4.61% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.26% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Edem

People with the last name Edem are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Edem

  • How Popular is the name Edem? Edem is the 42,456th most popular name of all time. As a last name Edem was the 115,034th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Edem have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 68 babies born with the first name Edem in the United States. That's more than enough people named Edem 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 Edem? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1992 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Edem first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Edem is Monday, December 3rd, 1894.
  • What year had the most people named Edem born? The highest recorded use of the first name Edem was in 1992 with a total of 7 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Edem: Your name in reverse order is Mede. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mdee. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Edem? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 152 people with the last name Edem.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Edem? Edem is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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