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

What does the name Ojukwu mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Ojukwu

User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from Nigeria, the name Ojukwu is of Nigerian origin and means "Strong or Powerful".
  • According to a user from Massachusetts, United States, the name Ojukwu is of Unknown origin and means "Strong Willed It is an Igbo word.".
  • A submission from United Kingdom says the name Ojukwu means "Palm Leaf or Palm" and is of Nigerian origin.
Other origins: African

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Alt. Meaning

O is for objective, always impartial

J is for jolly, the fun side!

U is for useful, always to others.

K is for knowledge, an avid learner

W is for work, for which you strive to accomplish

U is for unbreakable, your spirit is strong.

Notable Persons Named Ojukwu

Ojukwu Ifeagwu is an athlete for the Ikorodu United F.C.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Ojukwu

C. Odumegwu Ojukwu was a Governor of Eastern Region, Nigeria, President of Biafra, Governor ofEastern Region, and List of heads of state of Biafra. C. was born on November 4th, 1933 in Zungeru, Niger, Nigeria. He breathed his last breath on November 26th, 2011.


Louis was born in 1902. He died in 1966.


Izu Ojukwu is a film director and director.


Ernest was born on September 23rd, 1960.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ojukwu U.S.
  White 2.07% 64.26%
  African American 94.21% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.89% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ojukwu

People with the last name Ojukwu are most frequently African American

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Ojukwu

  • How Popular is the name Ojukwu? As a last name Ojukwu was the 78,821st most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Ojukwu? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Ojukwu was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Ojukwu: Your name in reverse order is Uwkujo. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Kojwuu. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ojukwu? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 242 people with the last name Ojukwu.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ojukwu? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Ojukwu as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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