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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ioannou

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Alt. Meaning

I is for intuitive, others should trust your instincts

O is for observant, nothing gets by you!

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

N is for nurturing, the care you provide to all

O is for optimistic, look at the bright side!

U is for useful, always to others.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Ioannou

Canon J.John is a speaker, christian minister, author, and social activist. He holds the title Reverend Canon and Canon (priest). His ongoing career started in 1975. Canon was given the name John Ioannou on June 2nd, 1958 in London.


Nicholas Ioannou is a soccer player for the APOEL FC, Manchester United F.C., Cyprus national under-19 football team, and Cyprus national under-21 football team. Nicholas was born on November 10th, 1995 in Limassol, Cyprus.


Kyriakos Ioannou is an athlete. Kyriakos was born on July 26th, 1984 in Limassol, Cyprus.


Yiannos Ioannou is a soccer player for the APOEL FC and Cyprus national football team. Yiannos was born on January 25th, 1966 in Nicosia.


Agamemnon was born on April 15th, 1958.


Giannis Ioannou is a soccer player for the Panegialios F.C., Panachaiki F.C., Olympiacos Volou 1937 F.C., Achaiki F.C., Fokikos A.C., Haidari F.C., Vyzas F.C., and Panetolikos F.C. Giannis was born on April 9th, 1984 in Antikyra.


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Popularity of Ioannou as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ioannou U.S.
  White 95.21% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.34% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.68% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ioannou

People with the last name Ioannou are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Ioannou

  • How Popular is the name Ioannou? As a last name Ioannou was the 41,657th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Ioannou? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Ioannou was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Ioannou: Your name in reverse order is Uonnaoi. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Onaoniu. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ioannou? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 522 people with the last name Ioannou.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ioannou? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Ioannou as their last name since less than 1 person in 556k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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