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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Eyob

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  • A user from New Mexico, United States says the name Eyob is of Eritrea origin and means "Eyob is the Eritrean(Tigrinya) translation for Job from the bible.".
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Notable Persons Named Eyob

Eyob Mekonnen was a reggae, roots reggae, and music of ethiopia musician. He was most prominent from 2000 to present. Eyob was given the name Eyob Mekonnen Yalem on October 12th, 1975 in , Ethiopia. He left this life on August 18th, 2013.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Eyob U.S.
  White 0.00% 64.26%
  African American 97.54% 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 Eyob

People with the last name Eyob are most frequently African American

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Fun Facts about the name Eyob

  • How Popular is the name Eyob? Eyob is the 28,330th most popular name of all time. As a last name Eyob was the 90,853rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Eyob have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 179 babies born with the first name Eyob in the United States. That's more than enough people named Eyob 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 Eyob? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1994 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Eyob first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Eyob is Tuesday, July 26th, 1949.
  • What year had the most people named Eyob born? The highest recorded use of the first name Eyob was in 2011 with a total of 20 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Eyob: Your name in reverse order is Boye. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Oyeb. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Eyob? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 203 people with the last name Eyob.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Eyob? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Eyob as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.4m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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Past life for Eyob born Sep 6, 1987

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of North of Latin America approximately on 1300. Your profession was warrior, hunter, fisherman, and executor of sacrifices.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

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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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