First Name
591
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ikenna

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  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Ikenna is of Nigerian origin and means "Father's power".
  • According to a user from Canada, the name Ikenna is of African origin and means "Strength of a father".

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Alt. Meaning

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

K is for knowledge, an avid learner

E is for enjoy, your life can be fun!

N is for notable, distinguished are your feats

N is for nurturing, to all that need help

A is for accountable, someone to be counted on

Notable Persons Named Ikenna

Ikenna Azuike is a broadcaster. Ikenna was born on July 8th, 1979 in Nigeria.

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Ikenna Okwara is an actor and model (people). Ikenna was given the name Ikenna Bryan Okwara on November 9th, 1985.

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Ikenna Hilary is a soccer player for the MFK Skalica, Sunshine Stars F.C., A.D. Camacha, Valletta F.C., and Nigeria national football team. Ikenna was born on April 17th, 1991 in Nigeria.

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Ikenna Amoneze is a sports team member for the Stony Stratford Town F.C.

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Ikenna Ogu is an athlete for the Abia Comets.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Ikenna

Austin Ikenna is a soccer player for the IK Start, CA Bizertin, and A.F.C. Leopards. Austin was born on August 15th, 1993 in Nigeria.

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Frago Ikenna is an athlete for the FC Lyulin.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1978 5 0 5
1979 5 0 5
1980 8 0 8
1981 10 0 10
1982 7 0 7
1984 14 0 14
1986 13 0 13
1987 6 0 6
1988 11 0 11
1989 9 0 9
1990 13 0 13
1991 22 0 22
1992 15 0 15
1993 16 0 16
1994 20 0 20
1995 15 0 15
1996 24 0 24
1997 15 0 15
1998 15 0 15
1999 25 0 25
2000 18 0 18
2001 20 0 20
2002 22 0 22
2003 26 0 26
2004 24 0 24
2005 22 0 22
2006 20 0 20
2007 20 0 20
2008 16 0 16
2009 13 0 13
2010 18 0 18
2011 19 0 19
2012 14 0 14
2013 13 0 13
2014 13 0 13
2015 13 0 13
2016 17 0 17
2017 15 0 15

Fun Facts about the name Ikenna

  • How Popular is the name Ikenna? Ikenna is the 14,704th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Ikenna have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 591 babies born with the first name Ikenna in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ikenna 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 Ikenna? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1978 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Ikenna first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ikenna is Saturday, July 21st, 1956.
  • What year had the most people named Ikenna born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ikenna was in 2003 with a total of 26 babies.
  • Random Ikenna Factoid: According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ikenna is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2012.
  • Weird things about the name Ikenna: Your name in reverse order is Anneki. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Knaine. How do you pronounce that?

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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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