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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 Eko

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Alt. Meaning

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

K is for kid, the child within.

O is for observant, nothing gets by you!

Notable Persons Named Eko

Eko Fresh is a german hip hop rapper, songwriter, and rapping. Eko was given the name Ekrem Bora on September 3rd, 1983 in Mönchengladbach. Eko is also known as Eko Freezy.


Eko was born on July 24th, 1989 in Lampung.


Eko Maulana Ali was a Governor of Bangka Belitung. Eko was born on September 26th, 1951 in Kelapa, Bangka Belitung, Indonesia. He passed away on July 30th, 2013.


Eko Purjianto is a soccer player for the Retirement, Persipasi Bandung Raya, PSPS Pekanbaru, PSIS Semarang, Persema Malang, and Indonesia national football team. Eko was born on February 1st, 1976 in Indonesia.



Eko Prastiyo is a sports team member for the Persitara North Jakarta.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Eko

Yusuf Eko is a soccer player for the Persebaya Surabaya, PSIS Semarang, and Indonesia national football team. Yusuf was born on April 16th, 1967 in Indonesia.


Esteban Eko is an athlete for the Akonangui FC.


Eko is an athlete for the PSKS Krakatau Steel Cilegon.


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Popularity of Eko as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Eko U.S.
  White 22.94% 64.26%
  African American 55.05% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 14.68% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.50% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Eko

People with the last name Eko are most frequently White, African American, or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Eko

  • How Popular is the name Eko? Eko is the 83,569th most popular name of all time. As a last name Eko was the 150,452nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Eko have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Eko in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Eko? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2008 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Eko first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Eko is Tuesday, March 19th, 1889.
  • What year had the most people named Eko born? The highest recorded use of the first name Eko was in 2008 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Eko: Your name in reverse order is Oke. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Keo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Eko? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 109 people with the last name Eko.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Eko? Eko is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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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