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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Eze

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  • According to a user from Nigeria, the name Eze is of Nigerian origin and means "King".
Other origins: African

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  1. Abbreviation of Ezekiel.

Notable Persons Named Eze

He holds the title Eze Nri and List of rulers of Nri. His career lasted from 1043 to 1158.


Eze Otorogu is a soccer player for the Hapoel Ashkelon F.C., El-Kanemi Warriors F.C., Enyimba International F.C., Club Africain, Orlando Pirates, Bloemfontein Celtic F.C., Hakoah Amidar Ramat Gan F.C., and Nigeria national football team. Eze was born on May 13th, 1987 in Owerri.


He holds the title EzeNri, Eze, and Kingdom of Nri. His ongoing career started in 1988.


Eze Vincent Okeuhie is a soccer player for the AC Omonia, Kartal S.K., Apollon Limassol, and Nea Salamis Famagusta FC. Eze was born on June 6th, 1994 in Lagos.


He holds the title Eze Nri and List of rulers of Nri. His career lasted from 1889 to 1936.


They hold the title Eze Nri and List of rulers of Nri. Their most notable accomplishments were from 1260 to 1299.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Eze

Uche Eze is a blogger, writer, social media expert, entrepreneur, and social media marketing. She has been prominent since 2006. Uche was given the name Uchenna Jennifer Eze in 1983.


Patrick Friday Eze is a soccer player for the Al-Fujairah SC, Zamfara United F.C., Africa Sports d'Abidjan, FK Rad, FK Napredak Kruševac, and FK Mladost Lučani. Patrick was born on December 22nd, 1992 in Kaduna.


Chikezie is a rhythm, blues, and soul music singing. He plays Vocals, guitar, harmonica, and Human voice. He has been prominent since 2007. Chikezie was given the name Chikezie Ndubuisi Eze on September 11th, 1985 in Inglewood, California.


Benjamin Eze is a basketball player for the BC Avtodor Saratov, KD Slovan, Viola Reggio Calabria, Mens Sana 1871 Basket, BC Khimki, Olimpia Milano, and Dinamo Basket Sassari. He has had major accomplishments since 1998. Benjamin was born on February 8th, 1981 in Lagos.


Stephen Eze is a soccer player for the Sunshine Stars F.C., Lobi Stars F.C., Nigeria national under-23 football team, and Nigeria national football team. Stephen was born on March 5th, 1994 in Makurdi.


Emeka Eze is a soccer player for the Enugu Rangers and Nigeria national football team. Emeka was born on December 22nd, 1992 in Nigeria.


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Popularity of Eze as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Eze U.S.
  White 2.12% 64.26%
  African American 95.76% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.46% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Eze

People with the last name Eze are most frequently African American

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Fun Facts about the name Eze

  • How Popular is the name Eze? Eze is the 63,190th most popular name of all time. As a last name Eze was the 30,863rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Eze have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 18 babies born with the first name Eze in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Eze? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2014 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Eze first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Eze is Saturday, March 15th, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Eze born? The highest recorded use of the first name Eze was in 2016 with a total of 7 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Eze: Your name in reverse order is Eze. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Zee. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Eze? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 754 people with the last name Eze.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Eze? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Eze as their last name since less than 1 person in 385k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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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