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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Getahun

User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from Belgium, the name Getahun is of African origin and means "Be a lord!".
Other origins: Egyptian

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Getahun

Yodit was born on February 12th, 1985.


Birhan was born on September 5th, 1991 in Afar Region.


Muluneh Getahun is an athlete for the Dashen Beer FC.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Getahun U.S.
  White 1.16% 64.26%
  African American 96.29% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.86% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Getahun

People with the last name Getahun are most frequently African American

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Fun Facts about the name Getahun

  • How Popular is the name Getahun? As a last name Getahun was the 48,901st most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Getahun first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Getahun is Thursday, September 9th, 1948.
  • How unique is the name Getahun? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Getahun. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Getahun: Your name in reverse order is Nuhateg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tenghau. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Getahun? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 431 people with the last name Getahun.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Getahun? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Getahun as their last name since less than 1 person in 667k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

What Getahuns Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Getahun born Jun 18, 1948

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 Mongolia approximately on 1525. Your profession was entertainer, musician, poet, and temple-dancer.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition - is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.

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