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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Esko

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From Swedish Eskil, name of a medieval saint (an archbishop), from Old Norse Áskell.

  1. A male given name.

Notable Persons Named Esko

Esko Aho is an office holder. Esko was born on May 20th, 1954 in Veteli.


Esko Salminen is an actor. Esko was born on October 12th, 1940 in Helsinki.


Esko was born on June 20th, 1951 in Kemi.


Esko was born on February 18th, 1958.


Esko was born on November 23rd, 1938 in Lapua. He breathed his last breath on December 17th, 2006.


Esko was born on May 9th, 1958 in Helsinki.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Esko

Mikko was born on September 3rd, 1978 in Vammala.



Antti was born on July 30th, 1982.


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Popularity of Esko as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Esko U.S.
  White 80.29% 64.26%
  African American 13.87% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Esko

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

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Fun Facts about the name Esko

  • How Popular is the name Esko? Esko is the 61,003rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Esko was the 125,282nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Esko have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 21 babies born with the first name Esko in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Esko? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1917 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Esko first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Esko is Sunday, October 4th, 1885.
  • What year had the most people named Esko born? The highest recorded use of the first name Esko was in 2017 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Esko: Your name in reverse order is Okse. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Okes. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Esko? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 137 people with the last name Esko.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Esko? Esko is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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