First Name
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 Izu

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  • A submission from Nigeria says the name Izu means "Knowledge, wisdom & counsel" and is of Nigerian origin.
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Notable Persons Named Izu

Izu Ojukwu is a film director and director.


Izu Azuka is an athlete for the Yeni Malatyaspor, Sharks F.C., JS Kabylie, Al-Ittihad Club (Tripoli), Sunshine Stars F.C., Espérance Sportive de Tunis, CS Hammam-Lif, Kahramanmaraşspor, Gaziantep Büyükşehir Belediyespor, FC Irtysh Pavlodar, FC Taraz, and Nigeria national under-23 football t. Izu was born on May 24th, 1989 in Port Harcourt.


Izu Aniche is a soccer player for the Someron Voima, University of Port Harcourt, HIFK Fotboll, Rakuunat, and Atlantis FC. Izu was born on November 25th, 1981 in Nigeria.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Izu

Joseph Izu is a sports team member for the Shooting Stars SC.


Alex Izu is a sports team member for the Vasco S.C.


Alane Izu is an athlete for the Boston Aztec (WPSL).


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Izu U.S.
  White 7.69% 64.26%
  African American 17.31% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 40.38% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 9.62% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 25.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Izu

People with the last name Izu are most frequently African American, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Izu

  • How Popular is the name Izu? As a last name Izu was the 156,044th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Izu first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Izu is Monday, April 14th, 1890.
  • How unique is the name Izu? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Izu. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Izu: Your name in reverse order is Uzi. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iuz. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Izu? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 104 people with the last name Izu.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Izu? Izu is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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