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 Okpara

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Alt. Meaning

O is for optimistic, look at the bright side!

K is for keen, your sense of honesty.

P is for pure, the spiritual side of you.

A is for accountable, someone to be counted on

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

A is for adaptable, for the world is full of unique challenges

Notable Persons With the Last Name Okpara

Godwin Okpara is a soccer player for the K. Beerschot V.A.C., SC Eendracht Aalst, RC Strasbourg Alsace, Paris Saint-Germain F.C., Standard Liège, and Nigeria national football team. Godwin was born on September 20th, 1972 in Obaku, Imo.


William Okpara is a soccer player for the Orlando Pirates, ACB Lagos, Nigeria national under-17 football team, Nigeria national under-20 football team, and Nigeria national futsal team. William was born on May 7th, 1968 in Lagos.


Michael Iheonukara Okpara was a prime minister. He was most active from 1959 to 1966. Michael was born on December 25th, 1920 in Umuahia. He died on December 17th, 1984.


Uga Okpara is a sports team member for the SVF Tollygunge Agragami FC.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Okpara U.S.
  White 3.85% 64.26%
  African American 91.54% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.46% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Okpara

People with the last name Okpara are most frequently African American

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Fun Facts about the name Okpara

  • How Popular is the name Okpara? Okpara is the 88,604th most popular name of all time. As a last name Okpara was the 74,375th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Okpara have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Okpara in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Okpara? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1979 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Okpara born? The highest recorded use of the first name Okpara was in 1979 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Okpara: Your name in reverse order is Arapko. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Opkraa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Okpara? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 260 people with the last name Okpara.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Okpara? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Okpara as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.1m 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).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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