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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Olatunji

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Alt. Meaning

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

L is for look, the way you look at life.

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

T is for tough, for you are not easily broken

U is for understanding, you show for others.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

J is for jolly, the fun side!

I is for independent, a balance between being overly reliant and alone

Notable Persons Named Olatunji

Olatunji was born on June 26th, 1972. Olatunji is also known as Tunji Light Ariyo.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Olatunji

KSI is a british hip hop and grime music let's play (video gaming), comedian, rapping, actor, video game commentator, and rapper. He was most prominent from 2008 to present. KSI was given the name Olajide Olatunji on June 19th, 1993 in Watford. KSI is also known as KSIOlajidebt, KSI, and JJ.


Babatunde Olatunji was a world music musician. He plays Drums, percussion, and djembe. He was most prominent from 1959 to 2003. Babatunde was born on April 7th, 1927 in Ajido, Lagos State, Nigeria. He breathed his last breath on April 6th, 2003.


Ms D is a contemporary r&b musician. Ms was given the name Oladayo Olatunji on July 21st, 1992. Ms is also known as Ms D.


Adeola Olatunji is a soccer player for the Kwara United F.C., Bridge FC, NEPA Lagos, Jasper United, and Anambra United F.C. Adeola was born on June 13th, 1983 in Nigeria.


Dotun was born on December 22nd, 1979.


Tariq Olatunji is an athlete for the SV Werder Bremen II.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Olatunji U.S.
  White 0.00% 64.26%
  African American 92.80% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.67% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.47% 16.26%

Of Last Name Olatunji

People with the last name Olatunji are most frequently African American

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Fun Facts about the name Olatunji

  • How Popular is the name Olatunji? Olatunji is the 76,320th most popular name of all time. As a last name Olatunji was the 54,864th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Olatunji have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 10 babies born with the first name Olatunji in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Olatunji? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1974 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Olatunji born? The highest recorded use of the first name Olatunji was in 1974 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Olatunji: Your name in reverse order is Ijnutalo. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nuotilja. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Olatunji? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 375 people with the last name Olatunji.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Olatunji? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Olatunji as their last name since less than 1 person in 769k 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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