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 Kero

User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from South Africa, the name Kero is of English origin and means "The light to your path".
  • A user from Canada says the name Kero is of Japanese origin and means "The sound a frog makes".
  • According to a user from United Kingdom, the name Kero is of Unknown origin and means "The light to your path".
Other origins: Arabic

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Abbreviation of kerosene.

  1. (Australia, New Zealand, colloquial) Kerosene.

    kero was also found in the following language(s): Esperanto, Finnish, Japanese, and Portuguese

    Notable Persons Named Kero

    Kero One is a hip hop music, rhythm, blues, and electro (music) rapper, composer/producer, dj, and record producer. He plays Keyboard instrument, Bass guitar, Drum kit, and Vocals. His most notable accomplishments were from 2003 to present. Kero is also known as Kero Uno.


    Notable Persons With the Last Name Kero

    Tanner Kero is a hockey player for the Chicago Blackhawks in the National Hockey League. He was most prominent from 2015 to present. Tanner was born on July 24th, 1992 in Hancock, Michigan.


    Reino was born on March 2nd, 1939.


    Petter Kero is a sports team member for the Kiruna FF.


    Where is the name Kero popular?

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    Popularity of Kero as a last name

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    Common first names for Kero

    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Kero U.S.
      White 85.26% 64.26%
      African American 6.41% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 1.92% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 4.81% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Kero

    People with the last name Kero are most frequently White

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    Fun Facts about the name Kero

    • How Popular is the name Kero? As a last name Kero was the 63,873rd most popular name in 2010.
    • When was the first name Kero first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Kero is Monday, July 29th, 1901.
    • How unique is the name Kero? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Kero. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
    • Weird things about the name Kero: Your name in reverse order is Orek. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Orke. How do you pronounce that?
    • How many people have the last name Kero? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 312 people with the last name Kero.
    • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kero? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Kero as their last name since less than 1 person in 909k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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