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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 Ndiaye

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  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Ndiaye is of English origin and means "Lion".
  • A submission from Ohio, United States says the name Ndiaye means "Lion" and is of African origin.

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Alt. Meaning

N is for narrator, tell many stories

D is for diamond, the brilliance you shine.

I is for inclusive, never leaving others out

A is for aware, of your surroundings

Y is for yippee, and the things that inspire you to yell it

E is for enduring, forever will your memory remain

Notable Persons Named Ndiaye

Ndiaye Mediop is an athlete for the FC Ripensia Timișoara.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Ndiaye

Marie NDiaye is a novelist, list of essayists, and playwright. She was most active from 1984 to present. Marie was born on June 4th, 1967 in Pithiviers, Loiret, France.


Mahamadou Ndiaye is a soccer player for the Troyes AC, Wydad Casablanca, Vitória S.C., and Mali national football team. Mahamadou was born on June 21st, 1990 in Dakar.


Moussa Ndiaye is a soccer player for the AS Douanes (Senegal), AS Monaco FC, CS Sedan Ardennes, FC Istres, AC Ajaccio, AJ Auxerre, Al-Rayan SC, Umm Salal SC, ASC Diaraf, and Senegal national football team. Moussa was born on February 20th, 1979 in Louis Alexandre Henri Joseph Piré.


Souleymane Ndéné Ndiaye is a Prime Minister of Senegal. Souleymane was born on August 6th, 1958 in Kaolack.


Fatou was born in 1980.



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Popularity of Ndiaye as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ndiaye U.S.
  White 2.29% 64.26%
  African American 93.86% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.45% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.08% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ndiaye

People with the last name Ndiaye are most frequently African American

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Fun Facts about the name Ndiaye

  • How Popular is the name Ndiaye? As a last name Ndiaye was the 12,460th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Ndiaye? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Ndiaye was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Ndiaye: Your name in reverse order is Eyaidn. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nadiey. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ndiaye? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,491 people with the last name Ndiaye.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ndiaye? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Ndiaye as their last name since less than 1 person in 119k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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