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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 Oei

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Alt. Meaning

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

I is for interest, you show in others.

Notable Persons Named Oei

Oei Tiong Ham is a businessman. Oei was born on November 19th, 1866.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Oei

Pam was born on January 26th, 1972.


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International Interest for Oei

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Oei as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Oei U.S.
  White 10.36% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 75.45% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 12.84% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Oei

People with the last name Oei are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Two or More Ethnicities

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Fun Facts about the name Oei

  • How Popular is the name Oei? As a last name Oei was the 47,706th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Oei first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Oei is Tuesday, April 4th, 1922.
  • How unique is the name Oei? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Oei. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Oei: Your name in reverse order is Ieo. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eio. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Oei? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 444 people with the last name Oei.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Oei? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Oei as their last name since less than 1 person in 667k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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Past life for Oei born Dec 6, 1947

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Borneo approximately on 1625. Your profession was farmer, weaver, and tailor.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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