Fofana

First Name
<100
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
2k
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Fofana

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  • A submission from Gambia says the name Fofana means "Gift of god" and is of English origin.
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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Fofana

Fofana is a soccer player for the Angola national football team. Fofana was born on April 3rd, 1982 in Angola.

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Fofana Sekou is an athlete for the Inter CDF SE.

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Fofana Ma Antigi is an athlete for the Aljazeera Sports Club.

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Fofana Cheick Abib is an athlete for the Lopburi F.C.

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Fofana Mori is an athlete for the US Diamantinoise.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Fofana

Seko Fofana is a soccer player for the SC Bastia, Paris FC, FC Lorient, Manchester City F.C., Fulham F.C., France national under-16 football team, France national under-17 football team, and France national under-18 football team. Seko was born on May 7th, 1995 in Paris, France.

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Gueïda Fofana is a soccer player for the Olympique Lyonnais, Le Havre AC, France national under-16 football team, France national under-17 football team, and France national under-18 football team. Gueïda was born on May 16th, 1991 in Le Havre, France.

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Béko Fofana is a soccer player for the FK Partizan, ASEC Mimosas, Charlton Athletic F.C., Fredrikstad FK, AS Cherbourg Football, FC Saint-Lô Manche, Séwé Sport de San-Pédro, FC Shirak, Zob Ahan Esfahan F.C., Qingdao Jonoon F.C., Ivory Coast national under-17 football team, and Ivory Coast national. Béko was born on September 8th, 1988 in Abidjan.

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Adama Fofana is a soccer player for the ASEC Mimosas, Brescia Calcio, Calcio Como, A.C. Isola Liri, Ethnikos Piraeus F.C., FK Ekranas, Inter Milan, and A.C. Prato. Adama was born on December 20th, 1989 in Bouaké.

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Wesley was born on January 20th, 1988 in France national rugby union team.

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Moryké Fofana is a soccer player for the FC Lorient, Ecole de Football Yéo Martial, and Lillestrøm SK. Moryké was born on November 23rd, 1991 in Grand-Bassam.

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International Interest for Fofana

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Fofana as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Fofana U.S.
  White 1.38% 64.26%
  African American 95.63% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.77% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.11% 16.26%

Of Last Name Fofana

People with the last name Fofana are most frequently African American

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Fun Facts about the name Fofana

  • How Popular is the name Fofana? As a last name Fofana was the 16,051st most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Fofana? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Fofana was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Fofana: Your name in reverse order is Anafof. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Anoffa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Fofana? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,806 people with the last name Fofana.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Fofana? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Fofana as their last name since less than 1 person in 164k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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