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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Nwachukwu mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Nwachukwu

User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from Nigeria, the name Nwachukwu is of African origin and means "Child of God".
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Alt. Meaning

N is for number one, make sure to take care of yourself above all others

W is for warmth, the glow of your friendship.

A is for assertive, a great leader

C is for congenial, your pleasing way.

H is for hug, give one today!

U is for understanding, you show for others.

K is for keepsake, you treasure your memories.

W is for wonder, the child in us all.

U is for upstanding, your inner-self.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Nwachukwu

Uzoma Nwachukwu is a football player. Uzoma was born on December 15th, 1990 in Allen, Texas.


Uti was born on August 3rd, 1982.


Ike Omar Sanda Nwachukwu is a Senator Imo North, General Officer Commanding 1 Division Nigerian Army, Foreign Minister of Nigeria, General Officer Commanding1 DivisionNigerian Army, Governor of Imo State, Minister of Foreign Affairs (Nigeria), and List of Governors of Imo State. Ike was born on September 1st, 1941 in Port Harcourt, Nigeria.


Fortunatus was born on May 10th, 1960 in Nigeria.


Obinna Nwachukwu is a soccer player for the Heartland F.C. and Nigeria national football team. Obinna was born on January 18th, 1992.


Sorina was born on August 21st, 1987 in Witten, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.


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Popularity of Nwachukwu as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Nwachukwu U.S.
  White 0.63% 64.26%
  African American 96.74% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.89% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Nwachukwu

People with the last name Nwachukwu are most frequently African American

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Fun Facts about the name Nwachukwu

  • How Popular is the name Nwachukwu? As a last name Nwachukwu was the 25,865th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Nwachukwu first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Nwachukwu is Wednesday, August 12th, 1936.
  • How unique is the name Nwachukwu? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Nwachukwu. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Nwachukwu: Your name in reverse order is Uwkuhcawn. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Cwuhuwnka. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Nwachukwu? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 951 people with the last name Nwachukwu.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Nwachukwu? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Nwachukwu as their last name since less than 1 person in 313k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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