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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Njoku

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N is for notable, distinguished are your feats

J is for joy, that you always bring.

O is for organized, you always know where things are

K is for kindle, the warmth in others.

U is for upstanding, the honorable way to be

Notable Persons Named Njoku

Njoku Victor Nwosu is an athlete for the Inter CDF SE.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Njoku

William Njoku is a basketball player for the Oliveirense, Élan Chalon, United States Basketball League, Beşiktaş J.K. (men's basketball), Bashkimi Prizren, and KK Rabotnički. He was most active from 1993 to 2007. William was born on March 5th, 1972 in Accra.


Raymond was born in 1915.


Ugo Njoku is a soccer player for the Rivers Angels F.C. and Nigeria women's national football team. Ugo was born on November 27th, 1994 in Nigeria.


Gideon Njoku was an athlete for the Nigeria national football team. Gideon was born in Nigeria. He left this life on January 10th, 2011.


Kingsley Njoku is a sports team member for the Preston Lions FC.


Philip Njoku is a sports team member for the FC Inter Turku.


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Popularity of Njoku as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Njoku U.S.
  White 0.83% 64.26%
  African American 96.59% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.84% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.65% 16.26%

Of Last Name Njoku

People with the last name Njoku are most frequently African American

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Fun Facts about the name Njoku

  • How Popular is the name Njoku? As a last name Njoku was the 23,432nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Njoku? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Njoku was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Njoku: Your name in reverse order is Ukojn. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Kunjo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Njoku? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,085 people with the last name Njoku.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Njoku? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Njoku as their last name since less than 1 person in 270k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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