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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kwei

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K is for kindle, the warmth in others.

W is for wise, more tomorrow that today.

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

I is for important, the search for all parts of life that are

Notable Persons With the Last Name Kwei

Nelson Kwei is a choral conductor, music arranger, and composer. Nelson was born on September 24th, 1961.


Ming was born in 1966.


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Popularity of Kwei as a last name

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Common last names for Kwei

  • Wong
  • Chan

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kwei U.S.
  White 5.19% 64.26%
  African American 20.13% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 68.83% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.84% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kwei

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

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Fun Facts about the name Kwei

  • How Popular is the name Kwei? As a last name Kwei was the 113,791st most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Kwei first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Kwei is Tuesday, June 18th, 1889.
  • How unique is the name Kwei? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Kwei. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Kwei: Your name in reverse order is Iewk. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Kiew. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kwei? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 154 people with the last name Kwei.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kwei? Kwei is one of the most unique last names recorded.

What Kweis Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Kwei born Jun 28, 1955

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Sumatra approximately on 1675. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

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