Menelik

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since 1880
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Origin and Meaning of Menelik

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     African
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     Hebrew
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     Geez
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     Amharic
8%

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  • A submission from Israel says the name Menelik means "Menelik means What does God send? It is the name that originally in Ethiopia in the era Of Queen Shiva. She said her son Menelik. When Menelik back to Israel to visit his father King Solomon. She said what will King Solomon will send to me" Menelik'." and is of African origin.
  • According to a user from South Africa, the name Menelik is of African origin and means "Son of a Wise Man".
  • According to a user from United Kingdom, the name Menelik is of African origin and means "Son of a wise man".
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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Menelik

Menelik II was royalty. He holds the title Emperor of Ethiopia. His most notable accomplishments were from 1889 to 1889. Menelik was born as the child of Haile Melekot and Negus on August 17th, 1844 in Angolalla Tera. He died on December 12th, 1913.

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Menelik Watson is a football player for the Oakland Raiders. His most notable accomplishments were from 2013 to present. Menelik was born on December 22nd, 1988 in Manchester.

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Ménélik is a hip hop music musician. He was most active from 1995 to present. Ménélik was given the name Albert Tjamag on September 10th, 1970.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Menelik

Ménélik is a hip hop music musician. He was most active from 1995 to present. Ménélik was given the name Albert Tjamag on September 10th, 1970.

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Fun Facts about the name Menelik

  • How Popular is the name Menelik? Menelik is the 22,407th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Menelik have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 285 babies born with the first name Menelik in the United States. That's more than enough people named Menelik 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 Menelik? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1980 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Menelik first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Menelik is Friday, July 29th, 1921.
  • What year had the most people named Menelik born? The highest recorded use of the first name Menelik was in 1999 with a total of 15 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Menelik: Your name in reverse order is Kilenem. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eneilmk. 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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