First Name
601
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kwabena

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Alt. Meaning

K is for kid, the child within.

W is for wisdom, you acquire with age.

A is for appreciative, of all you have

B is for beloved, as you are to many.

E is for enduring, forever will your memory remain

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

A is for action, something to take now

Notable Persons Named Kwabena

Kwabs is a soul music, contemporary r&b, and electronica musician. He has been prominent since 2011. Kwabs was given the name Kwabena Sarkodee Adjepong on April 24th, 1990 in London. Kwabs is also known as Kwabena Sarkodee Adjepong (birth name).

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Kwabena Appiah is a soccer player for the Granville Rage FC, Gladesville Hornsby Football Association Spirit FC, Parramatta FC, and Wellington Phoenix FC. Kwabena was born on May 19th, 1992 in Auckland.

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Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng is a cardiothoracic surgeon, doctor, and cardiac surgery. Kwabena was born in 1950 in Ghana.

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Kwabena Boahen is a in the field of electronic engineering. Kwabena was born in Ghana.

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Kwabena Duffuor is a Finance Minister, Governor, Bank of Ghana, and List of Mills government ministers.

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Kwabena Darko is an entrepreneurship and entrepreneur. Kwabena was born on October 23rd, 1942 in Bekwai, Ghana.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Kwabena

Roi was born in 1956. He passed away in 2008.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1970 5 0 5
1971 5 0 5
1972 7 0 7
1973 8 0 8
1974 10 0 10
1975 10 0 10
1976 6 0 6
1977 12 0 12
1978 13 0 13
1979 9 0 9
1980 12 0 12
1981 6 0 6
1982 5 0 5
1983 12 0 12
1984 7 0 7
1986 5 0 5
1987 12 0 12
1988 5 0 5
1989 12 0 12
1990 19 0 19
1991 10 0 10
1992 7 0 7
1993 10 0 10
1994 11 0 11
1995 11 0 11
1996 11 0 11
1997 20 0 20
1998 15 0 15
1999 14 0 14
2000 14 0 14
2001 16 0 16
2002 20 0 20
2003 20 0 20
2004 28 0 28
2005 16 0 16
2006 15 0 15
2007 21 0 21
2008 14 0 14
2009 18 0 18
2010 20 0 20
2011 18 0 18
2012 22 0 22
2013 20 0 20
2014 15 0 15
2015 12 0 12
2016 16 0 16
2017 7 0 7

Fun Facts about the name Kwabena

  • How Popular is the name Kwabena? Kwabena is the 14,548th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Kwabena have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 601 babies born with the first name Kwabena in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kwabena 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 Kwabena? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1970 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Kwabena first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kwabena is Wednesday, June 12th, 1940.
  • What year had the most people named Kwabena born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kwabena was in 2004 with a total of 28 babies.
  • Random Kwabena Factoid: According to the 1974 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kwabena is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 7 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1974.
  • Weird things about the name Kwabena: Your name in reverse order is Anebawk. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aenwbka. 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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