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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Obeng

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  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Obeng is of African origin and means "Audacious".
  • A user from Ghana says the name Obeng is of African origin and means "Smart".
  • According to a user from Ghana, the name Obeng is of English origin and means "Well done".
  • A user from Ghana says the name Obeng is of English origin and means "Brilliant".
  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Obeng is of Unknown origin and means "A person of understanding, enlightened. A literal English translation could be "well done" as in "prepared well" stemming from an (Asante) Akan phrase (in transliterated English) "Someone who is 'well done' - enlightened.".

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Notable Persons Named Obeng

Obeng Regan is a soccer player for the FK Čukarički, West African Football Academy, Asante Kotoko SC, and FK Napredak Kruševac. Obeng was born on August 15th, 1994 in Kumasi.


Obeng Darko is a soccer player for the Liberty Professionals F.C., Asante Kotoko SC, Al-Karamah SC, and Power F.C. Obeng was born on March 26th, 1986 in Accra.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Obeng

Curtis Obeng is a soccer player for the Manchester City F.C. Reserves, Academy, Manchester City F.C., Wrexham F.C., Swansea City A.F.C., Fleetwood Town F.C., York City F.C., Stevenage F.C., Newport County A.F.C., and England national under-19 football team. Curtis was born on February 14th, 1989 in Stretford, England.


Eddie Obeng is an educator and author. Eddie was given the name Edward David Asihene Obeng in 1959 in Ghana.


He died on May 17th, 2014.


William Obeng is a football player. His most notable accomplishments were from 2006 to 2008. William was born on April 14th, 1983 in Accra.


Ernest was born on April 8th, 1956.


Seth Obeng is an african union and council of state (ghana). His military service ended in 1965. Seth was born on January 26th, 1945.


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Popularity of Obeng as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Obeng U.S.
  White 1.78% 64.26%
  African American 96.45% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.76% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Obeng

People with the last name Obeng are most frequently African American

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Fun Facts about the name Obeng

  • How Popular is the name Obeng? As a last name Obeng was the 29,822nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Obeng? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Obeng was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Obeng: Your name in reverse order is Gnebo. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nbgoe. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Obeng? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 788 people with the last name Obeng.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Obeng? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Obeng as their last name since less than 1 person in 370k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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