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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Leko

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Alt. Meaning

L is for life, that you live so well.

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

K is for keen, your sense of honesty.

O is for original, one of a kind!

Notable Persons Named Leko

Leko is an athlete for the Sham Shui Po SA.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Leko

Jonathan Leko is a soccer player for the West Bromwich Albion F.C., England national under-16 football team, and England national under-17 football team. Jonathan was born on April 24th, 1999 in Kinshasa.


Stefan was born on June 3rd, 1974 in Buna village.


Peter Leko is a chess player. He holds the title Grandmaster and Grandmaster (chess). Peter was born Peter Leko on September 8th, 1979 in Subotica.


Ivan Leko is a soccer player for the PAOK FC, HNK Hajduk Split, HNK Trogir, Málaga CF, Club Brugge KV, Beerschot AC, K.S.C. Lokeren Oost-Vlaanderen, and Croatia national under-17 football team. Ivan was born on February 7th, 1978 in Split, Croatia.


Jerko Leko is a soccer player for the NK Lokomotiva, GNK Dinamo Zagreb, FC Dynamo Kyiv, AS Monaco FC, Bucaspor, Croatia national under-19 football team, Croatia national under-20 football team, and Croatia national under-21 football team. Jerko was born on April 9th, 1980 in Zagreb.


Josip Leko is a Speaker of the Croatian Parliament. He was most active from 2012 to 2015. Josip was born on September 19th, 1948 in Plavna.


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Popularity of Leko as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Leko U.S.
  White 96.43% 64.26%
  African American 2.98% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Leko

People with the last name Leko are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Leko

  • How Popular is the name Leko? As a last name Leko was the 106,096th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Leko first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Leko is Tuesday, September 25th, 1900.
  • How unique is the name Leko? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Leko. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Leko: Your name in reverse order is Okel. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lkeo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Leko? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 168 people with the last name Leko.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Leko? Leko is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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