• 849 Fatou
First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Fatou

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Alt. Meaning

F is for fulfill, satisfy your needs.

A is for aptitudes, your special capabilities shine

T is for teacher, you truly are.

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

U is for upstanding, the honorable way to be

Notable Persons Named Fatou

Fatou Bensouda is a Deputy Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Attorney General, Minister of Justice of the Gambia, Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Deputy Prosecutor of theInternational Criminal Court, Minister of Justice ofthe Gambia, and P. Fatou was born on January 31st, 1961 in Banjul.


Fatou Diome is a literary fiction novelist, short story writer, and short story. Her ongoing career started in 2001. Fatou was born in Senegal.


Fatou was born in 1980.


Fatou Dieng is a basketball player for the CJM Bourges Basket, Union Sportive Valenciennes Olympic, Pays d'Aix Basket 13, and CB Puig d'en Valls. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2002 to 2015. Fatou was born on August 18th, 1985 in Kayar, Senegal.


Fatou was born on August 23rd, 1981.


Fatou was born in 1956. She died in 2004.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Fatou

Pierre Fatou was a scientist. Pierre was born on February 28th, 1878 in Lorient. He breathed his last breath on August 10th, 1929.


Ndey is also known as Titi.


How popular is the baby name Fatou in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1991 5 5 0
1992 9 9 0
1993 14 14 0
1994 12 12 0
1995 22 22 0
1996 21 21 0
1997 27 27 0
1998 25 25 0
1999 39 39 0
2000 45 45 0
2001 39 39 0
2002 48 48 0
2003 53 53 0
2004 34 34 0
2005 36 36 0
2006 49 49 0
2007 44 44 0
2008 47 47 0
2009 34 34 0
2010 49 49 0
2011 36 36 0
2012 30 30 0
2013 21 21 0
2014 25 25 0
2015 39 39 0
2016 46 46 0

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Popularity of Fatou as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Fatou

  • How Popular is the name Fatou? Fatou is the 11,520th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Fatou have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 849 babies born with the first name Fatou in the United States. That's more than enough people named Fatou to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Fatou? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1991 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Fatou first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Fatou is Saturday, November 18th, 1972.
  • What year had the most people named Fatou born? The highest recorded use of the first name Fatou was in 2003 with a total of 53 babies.
  • Random Fatou Factoid: According to the 2000 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Fatou is not a popular baby girl's name in Maryland. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Maryland have the same name as you in 2000.
  • Weird things about the name Fatou: Your name in reverse order is Uotaf. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tfoau. How do you pronounce that?

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.