First Name
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 Ok

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  • A submission from Alabama, United States says the name Ok means "God" and is of Unknown origin.

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Other Dictionary Sources
  1. An endorsement
  2. A state in south central United States
  3. Being satisfactory or in satisfactory condition ("things are okay")
  4. An expression of agreement normally occurring at the beginning of a sentence

ok was also found in the following language(s): Czech, Esperanto, Faroese, German Low German, Hungarian, Icelandic, Ido, Old Norse, Old Saxon, Portuguese, Swedish, Turkish, Vilamovian, Volapük, and Yessan-Mayo

Notable Persons Named Ok

Taecyeon is a rapping, dance, actor, singing, model (people), songwriter, and entrepreneurship. Their ongoing career started in 2008. Taecyeon was given the name Ok Taek-yeon on December 27th, 1988 in Busan. Taecyeon is also known as Taec.


Ok was born in Jung-hwa. He breathed his last breath on August 1st, 1933.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Ok

Kim was born in 1964.


Jeon Ok was an actor, singing, actress, and singer. She was most active from 1927 to 1969. Jeon was given the name Jeon Deok-rye on April 2nd, 1911 in Hamhung. She breathed her last breath on October 22nd, 1969.


So-ri was born on December 23rd, 1968.


Justine Ok is a songwriter, singer, rapper, producer. print model, singing, rapping, and record producer. Justine was given the name Justine Mina Ok . Justine is also known as Justine, Justine OK, SimplyJustine, 저스틴, 저스틴 옥, and 옥미나.


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Popularity of Ok as a last name

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Common last names for Ok

  • Kim
  • Lee
  • Park
  • Choi
  • Chung
  • Yi
  • Pak
  • Hwang
  • Han
  • Chong
  • Yun
  • Yang
  • Oh

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ok U.S.
  White 8.01% 64.26%
  African American 2.08% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 85.64% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.35% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.91% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ok

People with the last name Ok are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Ok

  • How Popular is the name Ok? Ok is the 52,719th most popular name of all time. As a last name Ok was the 25,659th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ok have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 35 babies born with the first name Ok in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ok? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1936 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Ok first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ok is Saturday, October 3rd, 1885.
  • What year had the most people named Ok born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ok was in 1936 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Random Ok Factoid: According to the 1950 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ok is not a popular baby girl's name in Kansas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Kansas have the same name as you in 1950.
  • Weird things about the name Ok: Your name in reverse order is Ko. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ok. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ok? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 961 people with the last name Ok.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ok? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Ok as their last name since less than 1 person in 303k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.