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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 Lawan

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L is for look, the way you look at life.

A is for athleticism, embrace the competitor within

W is for wonder, the child in us all.

A is for attractive, inside and out

N is for notable, distinguished are your feats

Notable Persons Named Lawan

Lawan Gwadabe is an Administrator of Niger State. Lawan was born in 1949.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Lawan

Rawez Lawan is a soccer player for the Dalkurd FF, Kvarnby IK, Malmö FF, AC Horsens, FC Nordsjælland, IFK Norrköping, Sweden national under-17 football team, Sweden national under-19 football team, and Sweden national under-21 football team. Rawez was born on October 4th, 1987 in Malmö.


Maina Maaji Lawan is a House of Representative for Kukawa NE, Governor of Borno State, and National Senator for Borno North. Maina was born on July 12th, 1954 in Kauwa.


Farouk was born in 1962.


Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan is a Senator for Yobe North. Ahmed was born in 1959.


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Fun Facts about the name Lawan

  • How Popular is the name Lawan? Lawan is the 30,795th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Lawan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 150 babies born with the first name Lawan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Lawan 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 Lawan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1954 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Lawan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Lawan is Thursday, March 26th, 1925.
  • What year had the most people named Lawan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Lawan was in 1970 with a total of 10 babies.
  • Random Lawan Factoid: According to the 1956 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Lawan is not a popular baby girl's name in District of Columbia. Imagine that, only 7 babies in District of Columbia have the same name as you in 1956.
  • Weird things about the name Lawan: Your name in reverse order is Nawal. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nawal. 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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